28 Jan Immunization for Grade 9
Grade 9 immunization consent packages have been distributed to students to bring home. Public Health Nurses are scheduled to come to the school on Wednesday morning of February 5th. Students are encouraged to wear a short-sleeved shirt, as well as have a healthy breakfast that morning.
Students will be offered the routine vaccines, which include protection against:
- Tetanus, diphtheria and Pertussis (TdaP) https://www.healthlinkbc.ca/sites/hlbcprox-prod.health.gov.bc.ca/files/documents/healthfiles/hfile18c.pdf
- Meningococcal – ACYW (4 bacterial strains) https://www.healthlinkbc.ca/sites/hlbcprox-prod.health.gov.bc.ca/files/documents/healthfiles/hfile23b.pdf
Some students will also be offered any vaccines in which they are behind. BC Health Files can be found here: https://www.healthlinkbc.ca/services-and-resources/healthlinkbc-files
THANK YOU to those who have returned their consent forms to the school. If you have not yet returned your form, please do so as soon as possible. If you did not receive a consent package or would like to speak with a Public Health Nurse prior to the immunizations day, please call Kiro Wellness Centre at 250-364-6226.