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Finding Your Immunization Records 

ImmunizeBC does not have access to your immunization records.  If you need a copy of your immunization records, there are several places you can look:

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Within BC, services differ from one area to the next. We recommend that you contact your local health unit to discuss what options are available in your community.

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Without a record of immunization (or proof of immunity to a disease), a person is considered unimmunized and unprotected and should generally be vaccinated (or revaccinated) to ensure protection.  It is safe to repeat vaccines.  You can also have your blood tested for antibodies to determine your immunity to certain diseases.

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If you are eligible for the publicly funded (free) hepatitis A and/or B vaccines, you can get vaccinated at your local public health unit or pharmacy (most but not all pharmacists in BC provide vaccines). Some family doctors also provide vaccines.  

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