Immunizations and Vaccines

Immunizations, also called vaccines, are the best way to protect people from many preventable diseases, some of which can be life threatening.

Routine immunizations for babies, children and adults are offered through your healthcare provider. Huron Perth Public Health (HPPH) offers school immunization programs and public immunization clinics.

Immunization records

Make sure that you keep your vaccine records updated and report all immunizations to HPPH.

Get your flu shot

The flu (influenza) can lead to serious illness and even death in some sectors of the population. We recommend that you get the flu vaccine annually. Local pharmacies and health care providers offer the flu shot. HPPH also offers limited flu shot clinics for our community.

Travel vaccines

If you are travelling, you may need certain vaccines to protect you from disease. Consult your healthcare provider at least 3 months before your trip. Your doctor can let you know which vaccines you need to get. HPPH does not offer travel vaccines, but you can contact a travel clinic to get any travel immunizations you require.