Universal Influenza Immunization Program (UIIP)

Pharmacies with Trained Pharmacists:

This information applies to pharmacies that have been approved by the ministry to participate in the UIIP to provide pharmacist-administered influenza vaccines to individuals 5 years of age and older. Ministry approved pharmacies have met all requirements stipulated in the User Agreement. This information does not apply to pharmacies that provide services to in-patients/residents in hospitals and long-term care homes (LTCHs).

Influenza Vaccine Ordering

Pharmacies that have been approved to participate in the UIIP that are located

Order vaccine from

within Toronto
(within the M postal code)

Ontario Government Pharmaceutical and Medical Supply Service (OGPMSS) by faxing the Influenza Vaccine Order Form for the UIIP to 416-327-0818

outside Toronto
(not within the M postal code)

Wholesale distributor as designated by the ministry:

  • Kohl & Frisch Limited
  • McKesson Canada
  • McMahon Distributeur Pharmaceutique Inc.
  • Shoppers Drug Mart

Reimbursement for the Administration of Publicly Funded Influenza Vaccine

Influenza vaccine administered by

Reimbursement system (that must be used)


Ontario Drug Benefit Health Network System

A DOSE of publicly funded influenza vaccine should ONLY be submitted through ONE reimbursement system (i.e., the same dose CANNOT be submitted through two systems)

Doses Administered by Pharmacists

Pharmacists will be paid a fee per eligible claim for one of the publicly funded influenza vaccines administered to eligible Ontarians who are 5 years of age and older. The claim must be submitted through the ministry's Health Network System (HNS) using the assigned Drug Identification Number. The 2018/2019 updated Notice from the Executive Officer will be published later in the fall and will provide further information on Pharmacist Administration of Publicly Funded Influenza Vaccine and Claims Submission using the HNS.

If an individual does not have an OHIP card, they are still eligible to receive publicly funded influenza vaccine, however, these doses are non-reimbursable. Please complete an Influenza Vaccine Utilization Report form for these doses for vaccine administration tracking purposes and submit the form to

Pharmacies that plan to use the services of a prequalified health care agency to administer influenza vaccines should refer to the pharmacies with health care agencies section.

For More Information

Please e-mail or call Service Ontario, INFOline at 1 877-844-1944