Grade 9 School Immunization Consent Forms
Consent forms were handed out to all grade 9 students on Thursday, January 28, 2021. If your child was absent, please have them pick their forms up from the office as soon as possible. All consent forms are due in the office no later than Tuesday, February 2, 2021.
Grade 9 School Immunization Information
- 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 (which is now offered when students are in grade 6).
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)