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Immunization Clinics

Book an Appointment at an Immunization Clinic

Appointments are required, as walk-ins are not currently available. Please only arrive 5 minutes prior to your booked appointment.

Our routine immunization clinics offer vaccines for people of all ages for those without a local Health Care Provider. 

Get your child immunized for all routine vaccines based on Ontario's Publicly-Funded Immunization Schedule, and the seasonal flu shot (children 5 years of age and under) at an upcoming Immunization Clinic.

At 2 and 4 months old, babies should receive the following vaccines:

At 6 months old, babies should receive the following vaccine:

At 12 months old, babies should receive the following vaccines:

At 15 months old, babies should receive the following vaccine:

At 18 months old, babies should receive the following vaccine:

Every fall and spring, the HKPR District Health Unit staff visit elementary schools to immunize Grade 7 students. At these clinics, students are offered the following vaccines:

Meningococcal (meningitis)

  • Vaccine: Nimenrix® or Menactra® 
  • Doses: One
  • Required for school.

Hepatitis B

  • Vaccine: Recombivax® HB or Engerix-B® 
  • Doses: Two (if second dose is not given before the child is 16 years of age, a third dose is needed).
  • Recommended, but not required for school.

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

  • Vaccine: Gardasil® 9  
  • Doses: Two (if first dose is not given before the child is 15 years of age, then three doses are needed).
  • Recommended, but not required for school.

Consent forms and information packages are sent home with students in early September. The Health Unit will only immunize students whose parent or caregiver has completed the consent form and signed “YES”.

Tips for clinic day

  • eat a good breakfast.
  • bring a lunch.
  • wear a short-sleeved shirt.
  • bring a distraction: music, a book or a game. 
  • know that the needle may feel like a pinch in the upper arm and should only last for a few seconds.

If you have any questions about the school immunization program, please call us at 1-866-888-4577 ext 1507. 

Other Recommended Immunizations:

A tetanus booster (Adacel) should be given to children between 14 to 16 years of age. Please contact your health care provider or the Health Unit to book an appointment.

  • Tetanus booster is recommended every 10 years.
  • Pneumonia and Shingles vaccines are recommended at age 65.
  • Mpox vaccine is available for people at high-risk.

During pregnancy: A whooping cough booster (Adacel) is recommended in each pregnancy given between 27 to 32 weeks gestation.

Please note, travel vaccines are not available at our clinics. Please contact your primary health care provider, local travel clinic or pharmacy.

Additional Services

The Spring 2024 COVID-19 vaccine will be available from April to June 2024.

Visit COVID 19 Vaccine Program | ontario.ca for more information including eligibility.

The following people are eligible to receive the Spring 2024 COVID-19 vaccine:

  1. Adults 65 years of age and older.
  2. Adult residents of Long-term Care Homes, Retirement Homes, and Elder Care Lodges.
  3. Individuals 6 months of age and older who are moderately to severely immunocompromised (due to an underlying condition or treatment).
  4. Individuals 55 years and older who identify as First Nations, Inuit, or Metis and their non-Indigenous household members who are 55 years and older.

The Health Unit is hosting COVID-19 vaccine clinics for children ONLY in late May 2024. 

The following pharmacies are offering the Spring COVID-19 vaccine.

Call ahead to confirm. 

Northumberland: 

  • Shopper’s Drug Mart, Cobourg, 905-372-3333 
  • Cobourg Drug Mart, Cobourg, 905-377-8600 
  • Shopper’s Drug Mart, Port Hope, 905-885-9172
  • Trent Hills Pharmacy, Campbellford, 705-653-0404 
  • Port Hope Guardian Pharmacy, Port Hope, 905-885-1970 
  • No Frills Pharmacy, Brighton, 613-475-6197 
  • MacLaren Pharmacy, Campbellford, 705-653-1960 

City of Kawartha Lakes: 

  • Shopper’s Drug Mart, Bobcaygeon, 705-738-4433 
  • Rexall Pharmacy, Lindsay, 705-324-6904 
  • Pharmasave Dorset Village Pharmacy, Dorset, 705-766-1911 

Haliburton: 

  • Rexall Pharmacy, Haliburton, 705-457-1112 
  • Loblaws Pharmacy, Haliburton, 705-455-9779 

Many health care providers and pharmacies provide the flu vaccine. Children two years and older can receive a flu immunization at a local pharmacy. Contact your doctor or primary care provider to book an appointment.

If your child is under the age of five and does not have a Health Care Provider, you can book an appointment with the Health Unit through the Immunization Clinics by calling 1-866-888-4577 x 1507.

1-Step TST 
Involves two visits to the Health Unit. You will come on a Tuesday for the “implant” and return on the Thursday morning to have it “read”.
 

2-Step TST 
Involves four visits to the Health Unit. Please book well in advance, as this process takes more time to complete.
 

This test is FREE for you if:  

  • it is required for school. 
  • your Health Care Provider has said it is medically necessary (e.g., starting a new medication).
  • you have been told you are a contact of someone who has Tuberculosis.
  • you are under 65 years of age and require it for living in a Long-Term Care Home. TSTs are not recommended for people over 65 years of age, please discuss options with your health care provider.

Book an appointment for a TST by calling 1-866-888-4577 x 1507.

As of January 2024, the Health Unit will no longer provide TSTs for:

  • employment
  • volunteer placement

Please contact your health care provider or local walk-in clinic.

Clinic Locations

Clinics are available by appointment only. To book an appointment, call us at 1-866-888-4577 x 1507.

Campbellford Community Resource Centre 65 Bridge Street East, Campbellford

Every two months on the fourth Tuesday.

Haliburton - HKPR District Health Unit 191 Highland Street, Unit 301, Haliburton

Every two months on the third Wednesday.

Lindsay - HKPR District Health Unit 108 Angeline Street South, Lindsay

Every month on the first Tuesday.

Port Hope - HKPR District Health Unit 200 Rose Glen Road, Port Hope

Every month on the third Tuesday.

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