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You can contact your local public health unit to find out which vaccines you are eligible for. A public health nurse can review your immunization records and blood work results, tell you which vaccines are recommended for you, and let you know which vaccines are publicly funded (free) and available from the health unit.  

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One dose of the pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine is routinely recommended for adults 65 years of age and older. However a 2nd dose (offered 5 years after the initial dose) is recommended for people with certain medical conditions.

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We recommend that you contact  your immunization provider or your local health unit for that information. You can find the number for your local health unit here.

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