There are two ways to search for questions from our archive:

  1. Click on the text links below to filter questions by category.
  2. Go to the Ask a Question page and submit a question. When you do, the site will search our archive and display similar questions and responses that have already been answered by nurses at ImmunizeBC.

The answers in the Q&A are not altered or updated after the published date.  For current information and recommendations, consult your health care provider.

Most vaccines (including all vaccines that are routinely recommended in BC) do not require a prescription.  We do not have a list of all of the vaccines that do not require a prescription.  However, all of the vaccines routinely recommended for adults in BC are available without a prescription.

Read Full Answer

Was this helpful?
Categories:

People with documentation of 2 doses of measles-containing vaccine (usually given as the MMR Vaccine) at 12 months of age and older and given at least 4 weeks apart are considered immune to (protected against) measles. 

Read Full Answer

Was this helpful?
Categories:

Adults can get publicly funded vaccines from public health units, most pharmacies and some doctors’ offices. Services vary across BC. 

Read Full Answer

Was this helpful?
Categories: