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Getting Immunized

Immunization is important at every age.  Find information here about Ontario’s Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care’s publicly funded program (delivered locally by the Northwestern Health Unit), vaccine safety, how vaccines work, as well as information for specific age and risk groups.

A schedule for all ages can be found here.
The Northwestern Health Unit offers immunization services and partners with other health care providers to distribute MOHLTC vaccine throughout the Kenora and Rainy River Districts.
 

At the Northwestern Health Unit you can:

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Public Health Question
  • Q:
    Does antibacterial soap clean my hands better than regular soap?
    A:
    No, the physical removal of the germs (by rubbing your hands together when washing) is more important than the type of soap you use to wash your hands.​