School Immunisation Team
Arrangements during Covid-19
For academic year 2020/2021, routine immunisations will be available in all post primary schools within the Northern Health and Social Care Trust area.
Parents and carers will be informed of the immunisations their child is due.
It is very important that your child receives the vaccines they need when invited.
There may be changes if school opening times or children’s attendance varies. We will keep you informed.
Staff will be wearing personal protective equipment (PPE), including face mask, gloves, apron, eye protection
If you have any queries about school immunisations you can contact school immunisation office on 028 2531 3151.
The School Immunisation Team provides immunisations in all post primary schools across NHSCT for Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), Diphtheria, Tetanus and Polio (school leaving booster) Meningitis ACWY and MMR in line with the regional childhood immunisation programme.
Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)
HPV immunisation is offered to all Year 9 girls and boys in schools and to those that are educated at home. HPV vaccine is a 2 dose schedule and the programme is delivered in schools.
Meningitis ACWY and Diphtheria Tetanus and Polio Booster
Meningitis ACWY and Diphtheria Tetanus and Polio booster is offered to all pupils in year 11