Bernard Elementary, as an urban, multicultural school, our mission is to work cooperatively with family and community members to provide a safe, caring and encouraging environment where all individuals will develop to their academic, social, emotional, and physical potential in order to become life-long learners and contributing members of a changing society.
What are the benefits to getting children vaccinated against COVID-19?
While most children who get COVID-19 have a minor illness, a small number get very sick. Some children may continue to have health issues for long periods of time after the initial illness. Children are also able to pass on COVID-19 to other people in their families and communities. Vaccinating children helps keep them safe as well as others around them – especially older adults, younger children and infants, and those with illnesses .
COVID-19 vaccine approval process for children
There is a very strict process to test and approve vaccines in Canada. These vaccines work and are safe for children aged 5-11.
Who is eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine for children?
This vaccine is for any child between 5 and 11 years. If your child is 4 years old, you will not be able to get them vaccinated until after their 5th birthday. The vaccines are free and your children do not… more