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Immunization Coverage Rates in Peterborough City & County Schools 2018-2019

In Ontario province, under the Immunization of School Pupils Act R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 645, students must be immunized against measles, mumps, rubella, diphtheria, tetanus, meningococcal, varicella and polio, or have a valid Medical or Conscience/Religious Belief exemption on file with Public Health.

School Year: 2018-2019

  • In school year 2018-2019, there were 14,214 students enrolled in Peterborough City and County.
  • Overall coverage rate for diphtheria, tetanus, polio (DTP) vaccine is 89.7% with 2.9% non-medical and 0.3% medical exemptions.
  • Overall coverage rate for measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine is 95.5% with 2.8% non-medical and 0.5% medical exemptions.

Technical Notes

  • The data was taken on August 26, 2019 from Panorama, the provincial information system used for tracking immunizations.
  • The data captures immunization coverage rates of Peterborough City and County students, ages seven to 17 (born between 2001 and 2011) by school, for the 2018/19 school year.
  • The immunization coverage rate is expressed as a proportion of students, who were up to-date for their age, for the particular vaccine antigens amongst all the students enrolled in the school for the 2018/19 school year.
  • Percentages for the schools may not add up to 100 as the difference represents individuals that are not complete for age with their vaccinations or have a medical or administrative exemption.
  • Only schools in the Catholic board and Public board are included in this report. Schools with 10 or fewer students enrolled are excluded.

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