Vaccine Safety - Public Health Ontario

Page last updated: 11 July 2019

Description of the website

The vaccine safety part of the webpage of Public Health Ontario is a member of the WHO-led project Vaccine Safety Net (VSN).

This webpage is designed to provide a one-stop source of information related to vaccine safety surveillance in the province of Ontario.

This information is relevant to key system partners including health professionals who administer immunizations to the public, as well as local public health units who are responsible for investigating and documenting reports of adverse events.

It contains reporting forms, surveillance data reports, presentations, publications, external vaccine safety resources and pertinent contact information.

Website’s sponsorship policy

This webpage is supported solely by operational funds from Public Health Ontario. Public Health Ontario is a Crown agency of the Government of Ontario https://www.publichealthontario.ca/en/about/our-organization/board-of-directors.

Website’s content or editorial policy

Web content related to vaccine safety is developed by the Immunization & Vaccine Preventable Diseases team at Public Health Ontario.

This team is made up of public health physicians, nurse and epidemiologists. Web content is approved by the Chief of the Department. The webpage is reviewed and updated semi-annually, at minimum. For information on the Terms of Use for the Public Health Ontario website, please see: https://www.publichealthontario.ca/en/about/terms-of-use.