This is a
message for all parents or guardians of grade 9 students. Public Health
nurses will be coming to your school on October 20, 2020 to offer
all grade 9 students their meningitis and chicken pox vaccines. Your
child should have received two information pamphlets at the start of the school
year. We encourage you to
make sure your child has had breakfast and snacks available for after the immunizations.
Please ask that your child wear a short-sleeved shirt.
If the consent
form has not been returned to your child’s teacher, please do so before the
school clinic date. These consents should be returned whether the
student is being immunized or not.
your child had chicken pox disease after he or she was 1 year of age and
that was confirmed by a blood test, they do not require the chicken pox
your child has a problem with their immune system, you should contact Public
If you have any questions,
please contact the Public Health Immunization line @ 506-453-8252 or e-mail
your question to LVImmunization@gnb.ca.
Link to Meningitis Information
Link to Varicella Information
Link to Consent Form