School based immunization program

Blumenort School immunization date is October 12, 2017

Grade 6 – HBV and HPV vaccines

As part of Manitoba’s provincial immunization schedule, all grade 6 students are eligible to receive two doses of both the hepatitis B vaccine (HBV) and human papillomavirus vaccine (HPV) free-of-charge.

Please talk to your public health nurse if your son or daughter has a condition that affects the immune system, as they may need three doses of the HPV vaccine instead of two to be fully protected against HPV.

Immunizations in Manitoba are voluntary and only given with  the consent of the partent or legal guardian.  With your permission, the public health nurse will immunize your child in school.  For further information please visit the Public Health Website.

Grade 8 – Tdap and HPV Vaccines

As part of Manitoba’s provincial immunization schedule, all grade 8/9 students are eligible to receive a booster dose of vaccine (Tdap) to protect against tetanus, diptheria and pertussis (whooping cough) free-of-charge.

As well, boys born on or after January 1, 2002 who have not previously been immunized with the human papillomavirus vaccine (HPV) are eligible to receive 2 doses free-of-charge as part of the catch-up program when receiving their grade 9/9 booster.

Please talk to your public health nurse if your son has a condition that affects the immune system, as they may need three doses of the HPV vaccine instead of two to be fully protected against HPV.

Immunizations in Manitoba are voluntary and only given with  the consent of the partent or legal guardian.  With your permission, the public health nurse will immunize your child in school.  For further information please visit the Public Health Website.

 

 

Get Better Together Program

GBT is a free, group-based, self-management program for adults with ongoing health issues such as diabetes, arthritis, heart problems, cancer, anxiety or depression.  The in person program is 2 1/2 hr workshop, once a week for six weeks, FREE of charge.  For more information click on the links below.

GBT Pamphlet Fall 2017 Steinbach

COMBINED GBT Letter Size Poster 2017 Fillable Steinbach