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We recommend that you contact your local public health unit and ask to speak with a public health nurse. A public health nurse can review your child's immunization record, recommend and provide any missing vaccines, and ensure your child is up-to-date as per the recommended BC immunization schedule.Read Full Answer
Children 5-18 years of age who previously completed a series of PCV7 vaccine are not eligible for the publicly funded PCV13 vaccine unless they are at high risk of pneumococcal disease due to asplenia, HIV infection or receipt of HSCT.Read Full Answer
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