All students in grade 9 will be eligible to receive Meningococcal Quadrivalent Vaccine (#23b) and their Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis (Tdap) Vaccine (#18c) booster. These immunizations are provided free of charge and given to the students by trained public health nurses that will come to the school.
The Public Health Department will send home permission forms in December or January. Please complete the permission form and return the forms to the office with your child.
For more information on BC Immunization Schedules, please visit https://www.healthlinkbc.ca/tools-videos/bc-immunization-schedules#school
If you have any questions, please contact your local Public Health Department. A listing of their locations can be found by visiting the following link: https://www.islandhealth.ca/our-locations/health-unit-locations?page=1