Grade 9 School Immunization

Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (dTap)

Meningococcal (Group A, C, W-135 & Y) Conjugate &

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine

Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (dTap) Vaccine

All students in grade 9 are offered a booster dose of diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis vaccine.

 

Meningococcal (Group A, C, W-135 & Y) Conjugate Vaccine

All students in grade 9 are offered a single dose of meningococcal (Group A, C, W-135 & Y) conjugate vaccine.

 

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine

All boys and any girls in grade 9 who have not already completed a series are offered human papillomavirus immunization.

 

The immunization consists of 3 needles given over a six-month period.

 

Information and Consent:

Your child will be given an immunization package containing a consent form and information for each of the diseases and vaccines, as appropriate, for the parent/guardian to read. The consents must be signed and returned as per the instructions on the consent form within one week.

 

Your child will only be immunized with your consent.

If you have any questions, please call:

Health Link Alberta at 780-408-LINK (5465) or 1-866-408-LINK (5465).

 

eRPHF04-359 (Revised 08 2014)