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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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The shingles vaccine is not publicly funded (free) in BC.  You can purchase the shingles vaccine at most travel clinics and pharmacies for about $200. Some health insurance plans may cover the cost of the vaccine, you can check with your provider. Some doctors may also have a supply of the shingles vaccine. 

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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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You can find information on locating immunization records here

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