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The Tetanus and Diphtheria (Td) Vaccine is provided for free in BC.
Adults who were immunized against tetanus and diphtheria when they were younger should get a booster dose of the Td vaccine every 10 years.
Adults can get the vaccine from public health units and most pharmacies. Some doctors' offices also provide vaccines. Services vary across BC.
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ImmunizeBC does not track immunization. There isn't a central registry for immunization in BC. Depending on your age, and where you were immunized, your local public health unit may have the information. You can also find tips for locating immunization records here.Read Full Answer
The Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine protects against 23 types of pneumococcal bacteria. This vaccine is recommended and available free for adults 65 years of age and older and adults living in residential care facilities. Tetanus is also a publicly funded (free) vaccine. It is given in combination with diphtheria.Read Full Answer
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