Public Health Services in Schools
Immunization & Schools
Hamilton Public Health Services offers a school immunization program for students to receive their Hepatitis B, Meningococcal-C-ACYW-135 and HPV vaccines. Learn more about vaccines, school clinics and how to report your child’s vaccines to Public Health.
School Public Health Services
Vaccines & Immunizations
Vaccines are a safe way to protect people against many infections or disease such as tetanus, diptheria, polio, measles, mumps and rubella. Hamilton Public Health Services offers a school immunization program for students to receive their Hepatitis B, Meningococcal-C-ACYW-135 and HPV vaccines.
Active and Sustainable School Travel
Active and Sustainable School Travel is essential to the safety, health, and wellbeing on students, staff, and the whole school community. In partnership, Sustainable Mobility and Public Health Services provide support to increase your school’s active and sustainable travel use through coordinating-built environment reviews, community engagement, and evidence-informed messaging.
Tobacco Enforcement Officers (TEO’s) work with school board partners to uphold the Smoke-Free Ontario Act (SFOA), 2017. TEO’s perform SFOA annual and complaint-based school inspections and assist principals with SFOA questions. Refer to your school board’s Smoke and Vape-Free Schools Protocol for more information or contact your TEO at 905-540-5566.
Food Safety for Schools
Ensuring food safety is especially important in schools, as children are at a higher risk of acquiring a foodborne illness.
Needles on School Property
If you find a needle on school property, contact the City of Hamilton by calling 905-546-2489.