Trade names: Menjugate®, NeisVac®
Routine childhood vaccination given at 12 months of age or older.
Meningococcal vaccine is required for school attendance. Do not give Men-C-C vaccine to kids 12 years and older.
Trade names: Menactra®, Menveo®, Niminrix®
Students ages 12 to 17 years old need the quadrivalent vaccine for school attendance.
Do not give Men-C-C vaccine to kids 12 years and older.
Toronto Public Health offers free vaccination for Grade 7 students in the schools. Students who did not receive the vaccine in school are still eligible. Refer students to tphbookings.ca for free vaccination at a Toronto Public Health clinic.
Healthcare providers can order the free quadrivalent vaccine for high school students online.
Trade Name: Bexsero®
Not publicly funded for routine childhood vaccination.
Eligibility for children, two months to 17 years with:
Schedule for high-risk clients are based on age.
For clarification on meningococcal vaccines for high-risk clients, speak with our nurses.
Trade names: Menactra®, Menveo™, Nimenrix®
Eligibility for anyone, nine months to 55 years with:
*Men-C-ACYW is licensed for up to age 55. Its use for ages 56 and older is off label but recommended since Men-P-ACYW is no longer available.