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There is no central registry of all immunizations provided in BC. You will, however, find tips for locating immunization records here.

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It is difficult to know what the meaning is without seeing your actual record. R might mean "right" indicating which side of the body a vaccine  was given on. O may mean "oral". We recommend that you call your local health unit and ask to speak to a public health nurse who can do a further assessment for you. 

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You can find tips for locating immunization records here.

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Some of the vaccines that are routinely recommended for children in BC are available as single antigen vaccines (e.g., hepatitis B vaccine and varicella vaccine).  Others are available only as combination vaccines (e.g., measles, mumps, rubella vaccine and pertussis-containing vaccines).

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You can find tips for locating immunization records here

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