Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPDs)

Immunization is widely recognized as one of the greatest public health achievements of the twentieth century. Vaccines prevent diseases (VPD), save lives and reduce health care costs. Immunization programs are an important foundation of Ontario’s health system.

We provide public health partners with expertise, support and resources for the prevention and control of vaccine-preventable diseases in Ontario.

Updated vaccine preventable diseases resources for public health units

The new iPHIS User Guide - Outbreak Module: Vaccine Preventable Diseases  outlines the standardized data entry procedures and requirements for input of VPD cases into iPHIS. Additional resources include:

Users can access this module by using the direct link. Please note that the link may not work in Internet Explorer. A login is not required.

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PHO Rounds: Measles outbreaks in Canada: a brief modelling study

This PHO Rounds will describe the results of a brief modelling study that explores the impact of public health interventions such as vaccinations, case and contact management, and their potential impact on measles cases and outbreaks.

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To obtain or inquire about an immunization record, or for general immunization information, please contact your local public health unit.

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Immunization and Vaccine Preventable Diseases

ivpd@oahpp.ca

Updated 21 Oct 2019