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What happens if your kid is scared of nettles is there any...
What happens if your kid is scared of nettles is there any other way to get them immunized
If your child has a needle fear or phobia, there are strategies that can be used by you and the health care provider tailored to your child's age. There is a preparing for a positive experience for each age group on ImmunizeBC. There is A Better Immunization Experience for your Child from HealthLinkBC. Contact your local health unit and ask to speak with a public health nurse. Use the health unit finder. Tell the nurse about your child's needle fear to make a plan together for the immunization appointment.
If your child is unable to be immunized by public health or your doctor due to needle fears, they could also refer your child to the BC Children's Hospital Family Immunization Clinic for additional support.