This is a case in which a bit of screen time on your cell, tablet or desktop computer could be good for your health.
The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge health unit, which covers Northumberland county, is promoting a new web-based program that makes it easier for families to track and manage their children’s immunization records.
Spokesperson Marianne Rock says there is no more need for paper immunization records since this program online is secure .
It also provides notification when a child requires new vaccines.
The Immunization Connect Ontario (ICON) tool (http://hkpr.icon.ehealthontario.ca) has just launched in Haliburton County, Northumberland County and the City of Kawartha Lakes as part of a provincial rollout of the new system.