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Routine Vaccination Services

North Vancouver Travel Clinic

Clinic hrs

Mon - Fri : 10am - 6pm
Sat    9am - 3pm
Sun   by Appointment

At North Vancouver Travel Clinic, we provide all travel and non-travel vaccines available in Canada

Basic Immunization for Different Age Groups

Starting At 2 Months Age

2 Months


DTaP-HB-IPV-Hib: Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Hepatitis B, Polio, and Haemophilus influenzae Type B
PCV13: Pneumococcal
Men-C-C: Meningococcal Disease
Rota: Rotavirus: Live vaccine




4 Months


DTaP-HB-IPV-Hib: Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Hepatitis B, Polio, and Haemophilus influenzae Type B
PCV13: Pneumococcal
Rota: Rotavirus: Live vaccine




6 Months


DTaP-HB-IPV-Hib: Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Hepatitis B, Polio, and Haemophilus influenzae Type B
Rota: Rotavirus
HA: Hepatitis: Aboriginal infants only




6-59 Months of Age


Annual influenza immunization is recommended for infants and children during the influenza season with 2 doses in the first year of vaccine receipt for children less than 9 years of age and 1 dose in subsequent years.




On or After 1st Birthday (12 Months)


MMR: Measles, Mumps, and Rubella: Live vaccine
Var: Varicella: Live vaccine
PCV13: Pneumococcal
Men-C-C: Meningococcal Disease




18 Months


DTaP-IPV-Hib: Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Polio, and Haemophilus influenzae Type B
HA: Hepatitis A: Aboriginal infants only




School Entry (4-6 Years)


Tdap-IPV: Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis, and Polio
MMR: Measles, Mumps, and Rubella: Live vaccine




Grade 6


HPV9: Human Papillomavirus (2 doses 6 months apart)
Var: (not required if 2 doses already received)




Grade 9


Men-C-ACYW-135: Meningococcal Disease
Tdap-IPV: Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis, and Polio





Adults 18 to 65 Years of Age

Hepatitis A


Aboriginal adults 18 years of age only, on and off reserve
Individuals who are HIV positive.
Individuals with chronic liver disease
Doses and Frequency: 2 doses 6 months apart




Hepatitis B


Individuals 18 and 19 years of age
Individuals 20 years of age and older born in 1980 or later
Individuals who are HIV positive
Doses and Frequency: 3 doses given at 0,1 and 6 months




Human Papillomavirus (HPV9)


Women 18 years of age only
Transgender individuals, high risk males, HIV positive individuals up to 26 years of age (inclusive)
Doses and Frequency: 3 doses given at 0, 2, and 6 months




Meningococcal (Men-C-C)


Adults up to 24 years of age Doses and Frequency: 1 dose




Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR)


All individuals born on or after January 1, 1970 (1957 for health care workers) who do not have record of 2 doses of MMR vaccine at 12 months of age or older Doses and Frequency: 2 dose 4 months apart




Tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (Tdap)


Primary immunization: Adults should receive 1 dose of Tdap (to provide protection against pertussis) followed by 2 doses of Td. Doses and Frequency:3 doses given at 0 and 1 month, followed by a 3rd dose 6-12 months after the 2nd dose.




Tetanus and diphtheria booster (Td)


Booster:
Pregnant people in every pregnancy, ideally provided between 27-32 weeks of gestation
Individuals 4 years of age and older who are up to date for polio immunization
Individuals born in 1989 or later who missed their adolescent Tdap booster are eligible for 1 dose of Tdap.
Doses and Frequency: 1 dose every 10 years




Polio (IPV)


Routine primary immunization against polio of adults living in Canada is not considered necessary.
Adults who are at higher risk of exposure to wild polioviruses:
- health care workers who may be exposed to feces
- travellers to areas of countries where wild polioviruses are circulating
- workers in refugee camps in polio endemic areas
- residents of communities in which a visitor or new refugee/immigrant may be excreting polioviruses
- laboratory workers handling specimens that may contain polioviruses
- military personnel
Doses and Frequency: 3 doses given at 0 and 1 month, followed by a 3rd dose 6-12 months after the 2nd dose.




Flu


People at high risk
People capable of transmitting influenzas to those at high risk
People who provide essential community services
Doses and Frequency: 1 dose annually




Zoster Vaccine (Shingles)


Recommend for individuals 50 years of age and older for the prevention of shingles, including those who:
- have been previously vaccinated with live zoster vaccine (ZOSTAVAX® II)
- have had a previous episode of shingles
** not publicly funded Doses and Frequency: 2 dose given 2-6 months apart





Adult 65 Years of Age & Older

Pneumococcal vaccine (PCV13)


PCV13: individuals with HIV infection and Recipient of Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (publicly funded) **Recommended for all individual over age of 65 but not publicly funded Doses and Frequency: 1 dose




Pneumococcal vaccine (PPV23)


PPV23: All adults 65 years of age and older (publicly funded) Doses and Frequency: 1 dose




Tetanus and diphtheria booster (Td)


Any adult
Adult with a tetanus prone wound
Doses and Frequency: 1 dose every 10 years




Flu


All individuals 65 years of age and older Doses and Frequency: 1 dose annually





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