Adult Immunizations

Public Health does not provide COVID-19 exemptions. Connect with your employer or post-secondary institution for information.

Staying active, eating healthy, being aware of your changing health needs as you age are all part of a healthy lifestyle. Keeping your vaccines up-to-date is another area of your life that can help you stay healthy.

Did you know that:

  • There are about 130,000 new cases of shingles in Canada each year?
  • Ontario adults aged 65 years and older are more likely to be hospitalized if they get invasive pneumococcal disease, such as pneumonia? Yet only 37 per cent of Canadian adults get the vaccine.
  • Only 53 per cent of Canadian adults report getting a tetanus vaccine as an adult?


  • Avoid unnecessary suffering
  • Stay independent
  • Be able to care for those who depend on you
  • Keep you from missing work
  • Save you money

Video: Tetanus

Video: Get your Pertussis Booster

Checking your vaccination records

If you can't find your old vaccination records, request your records online or ask your health care provider.

Getting your vaccines

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