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Are there specific clinics to receive a pneumococcal vaccine...
Are there specific clinics to receive a pneumococcal vaccine and is there a cost?
There are two kinds of pneumococcal vaccines available in BC:
The links above have information on who these vaccines are recommended for and which groups are eligible to receive these vaccines for free. We recommend that you speak with your immunizing health care provider. They can make a recommendation for you.
These vaccines are available for free and for purchase from some pharmacies and travel clinics. Services vary throughout the province. You will need to contact your local travel clinic or pharmacy for information on the cost of these vaccines if purchased privately. You can find more info regarding pneumococcal disease here.