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Information Materials

The HSE school vaccination teams have started contacting parents and guardians to offer vaccination appointments to students who are due vaccines.

2019/2020 School Programme

Information for parents and guardians of children who are starting secondary school and age equivalent in special schools or home schooled in September 2019 

May 2019

Vaccines to protect your child HPV, MenACWY and Tdap Information for parents of children starting secondary school in 2019

Vacsaíní chun do pháiste a chosaint HPV, MenACWY agus Tdap Eolas do thuismitheoirí páistí atá ag tosú ar an meánscoil in 2019

September 2019

In August and September 2019 school teams will deliver consent packs to your childs school. Your child will bring the consent pack home. Please read the information carefully and sign the consent form in the pack. Each pack contains: 

Letter English | Irish

Information Booklet English | Irish | Arabic | Simplified Chinese | German | French | Polish | Portuguese | Russian | Romanian

Factsheet English | Irish | Arabic | Simplified Chinese | German | French | Polish | Portuguese | Russian | Romanian

Consent Form English | Irish 

Post Vaccination Advice English | Irish

If you have any questions for the school teams their phone numbers are available in English | Irish

The pack also contains an envelope so you can send the completed consent form back to the school with your child before the school team visits. 

The vaccine used in the school programme in Ireland is called Gardasil9. It is manufactured by MSD. Please read 

Information for School Principals

Factsheet English | Irish 

Information for  Healthcare Professionals

Factsheet English | Irish 

Information for HSE School Teams 

Medicine Protocol for the School Immunisation Programme


This page was updated on 15 June 2020