Assessment of Immunization Records

Policy

Category: School Health
Subject: Assessment of Immunization Records
Division: N/A
Policy Number: CA.70.01.100
Effective Date: November 28, 2011

POLICY STATEMENT

Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) assesses, maintains records and reports the immunization status of children attending schools in accordance with Immunization of Schools Pupil Act, Immunization Management Protocol, 2008 and most recent Publicly Funded Immunization Schedules of Ontario and is further supported by a program level protocol entitled Assessment of Immunization Records Protocol.

SCOPE

This policy applies to all nurses and administrative support assigned to Clinical Services, School Health and Clinical Services teams and student nurses working in these programs.

REFERENCES AND RELATED FORMS, POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

Corresponding Procedure:  CA.70.02.100 Assessment of Immunization Records
Immunization of Schools Pupil Act:
http://www.e-laws.gov.on.ca/html/statutes/english/elaws_statutes_90i01_e…
OPHS Immunization Management Protocol, 2008:
http://www.health.gov.on.ca/english/providers/program/pubhealth/oph_stan…
Publicly Funded Immunization Schedules of Ontario:
http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/public/programs/immunization/docs/schedul…

APPROVED BY

Rita Sethi 


Procedure

Category: School Health
Subject: Assessment of Immunization Records
Division: N/A
Procedure Number: CA.70.02.100
Effective Date: November 28, 2011

PROCEDURE

The School-based Immunization Program Protocol will be reviewed by the School Health team annually and as required to ensure it reflects the Ontario Public Health Standards, protocols and best practices.   

REFERENCES AND RELATED FORMS, POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

Corresponding Policy:  CA.70.01.100 Assessment of Immunization Records
Immunization of Schools Pupil Act:
http://www.e-laws.gov.on.ca/html/statutes/english/elaws_statutes_90i01_e…
OPHS Immunization Management Protocol, 2008:
http://www.health.gov.on.ca/english/providers/program/pubhealth/oph_stan…
Publicly Funded Immunization Schedules of Ontario:
http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/public/programs/immunization/docs/schedul…

APPROVED BY

Rita Sethi