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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.Read Full Answer
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.Read Full Answer
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