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Yes.  You can make an appointment at your local public health unit in BC for your child to get routine immunizations.  You can find the contact information for public health units in BC here.  

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In 2009, children in BC would have been routinely offered the Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Polio (DTaP-IPV) Vaccine at 4-6 years (school entry). Susceptible children would have also been offered the Chickenpox (Varicella) Vaccine. 

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Although rare, some people may get chickenpox even after being immunized; however the illness is generally much milder than if they had not been immunized.  

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We recommend that you contact your local public health unit and make an appointment for your child to get immunized.  A public health nurse can review your child's immunization record and recommend and provide any missing vaccines. You can find the contact information for your local public health unit here

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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.

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