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People who are currently 24 years of age (born in 1992 or 1993) are not eligible for BC's publicly funded (free) HPV vaccine program, unless they are a female infected with HIV or a male who is considered to be at increased risk of HPV infection.

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Most vaccines (including all vaccines that are routinely recommended in BC) do not require a prescription.  We do not have a list of all of the vaccines that do not require a prescription.  However, all of the vaccines routinely recommended for adults in BC are available without a prescription.

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Yes.  You can contact your local public health unit to book an appointment. You can find the contact information for public health units in BC here.

- Immunization Nurse

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People with documentation of 2 doses of measles-containing vaccine (usually given as the MMR Vaccine) at 12 months of age and older and given at least 4 weeks apart are considered immune to (protected against) measles. 

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