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We do not provide travel vaccine recommendations at ImmunizeBC.  We recommend that you contact your health care provider or a travel clinic to find out which vaccines are recommended for your travel destination (for both your one year old and the rest of your family).

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It is recommended that children over 12 months of age receive two doses of the MMR vaccine before travelling outside of North America. Measles, mumps and rubella are endemic in many countries and therefore protection against these diseases is especially important for travelers.  

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Most public health units do not provide travel vaccines (most public health units only provide publicly funded (free) vaccines). There is a charge for most travel vaccines. Travel vaccines can be purchased at travel clinics, some pharmacies and some doctors’ offices.  

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