Immunization & Vaccine Information for Health Professionals
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Please read the information on eligibility criteria first.
Stay current on changes:
- Leaking vaccine syringe – Potential Risk of Underdosing – May 3, 2018
- New Guidelines from NACI: Pertussis Vaccination in Pregnancy – Mar 7, 2018
- Online Vaccine Ordering From Toronto Public Health – Jan 18, 2018
- Replacement Product: Pediacel® vaccine – Oct 10, 2017
- Change in Rotavirus Vaccine Packaging – Aug 4, 2017
- Advisories, Warnings and Recalls – Health Canada
Health care practitioners are required to report AEFIs to Toronto Public Health. You can also report by calling our immunization nurses 416-338-2030.
- AEFI Fact Sheet (Public Health Ontario)
- AEFI Reporting Form (Public Health Ontario)
- More information on AEFIs
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Vaccines can lose their effectiveness when exposed to light or temperatures outside +2°C and +8°C range. Please review the Vaccine Storage and Handling Guidelines to ensure vaccine potency and reduce wastage.
Your patients look to you for trusted advice
- Be positive.
- Listen to your client’s concerns.
- Refute misinformation.
- Encourage clients to seek credible sources for more information.
- Integrate adult vaccination into your primary care.
- Address waning immunity in diseases more common to adults.
- Assess client risks based on their occupation, travel habits, underlying illness, lifestyle and/or age.
- Vaccines for adults may not prevent the onset of disease, but will at least reduce disease severity.