O. Reg. 146/18: GENERAL
filed March 29, 2018 under Immunization of School Pupils Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. I.1Skip to content
ontario regulation 146/18
made under the
Immunization of School Pupils Act
Made: March 27, 2018
Filed: March 29, 2018
Published on e-Laws: April 3, 2018
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: April 14, 2018
Amending Reg. 645 of R.R.O. 1990
1. Paragraph 11 of section 1 of Regulation 645 of the Revised Regulations of Ontario, 1990 is revoked and the following substituted:
11. A record of all the pupil’s immunizations against designated diseases showing,
i. the type of vaccine administered,
ii. the trade name and immunizing agent for the vaccine product administered,
iii. the lot number and expiry date of the immunizing agent,
iv. the full name, title (including professional designation identification) and contact information of the physician or nurse who administered the immunizing agent,
v. the date of administration of the vaccine, and
vi. any reactions to the vaccine.
2. The Regulation is amended by adding the following section:
5. (1) Every physician or nurse who administers an immunizing agent to a child in relation to a designated disease shall provide a report to the medical officer of health for the public health unit in which the immunizing agent was administered within,
(a) 14 days after administering the immunizing agent; or
(b) such earlier date as the medical officer of health may specify in writing.
(2) The report must include the following information:
1. The child’s full name, address and telephone number.
2. The child’s sex.
3. The child’s date of birth.
4. The child’s health number assigned by the General Manager under the Health Insurance Act.
5. The full name of every parent of the child.
6. The date of administration of the immunizing agent.
7. The trade name and immunizing agent for the vaccine product administered.
8. The lot number and expiry date of the immunizing agent.
9. The full name, title (including professional designation identification) and contact information of the physician or nurse who administered the immunizing agent.
(3) Subject to subsection (4), the physician or nurse must provide the report using one of the following methods:
1. Submission through Immunization Connect Ontario for Healthcare Providers (ICON HCP).
2. Submission through a secure transfer of immunization records from an electronic medical records system that is compatible with the system used by the medical officer of health.
(4) If the medical officer of health is of the opinion that there is a technical or administrative reason that prevents submission of the report in accordance with subsection (3), then the physician or nurse may submit the report through a secure transfer of the form entitled “Health Care Provider Record of Administered Immunization”, dated May 2018 and available through the website of the Government of Ontario Central Forms Repository.
3. This Regulation comes into force on the later of July 1, 2018, the day section 6 of Schedule 2 to the Protecting Patients Act, 2017 comes into force and the day this Regulation is filed.