Your website says: In BC, Pneumovax® 23‎ vaccine is free...

Question: 

Your website says: In BC, Pneumovax® 23‎ vaccine is free for seniors over the age of 65. A once-only revaccination of Pneumovax® 23 should be offered 5 yrs after the initial immunization to those who have certain medical conditions. Should others be revaccinated a 2nd time after 10 or more years?

Answer: 

You are correct that in BC, Pneumovax® 23‎ vaccine is free for those with specific medical conditions and people 65 years of age and older. The once-only revaccination of Pneumovax® 23 is offered five years after the initial immunization to those who have certain medical conditions.

You do not need additional doses of the Pneumovax® 23‎ vaccine, regardless of the time since the last dose. If you have more questions about pneumococcal vaccines, please speak to your doctor or pharmacist about recommended but non-publicly funded pneumococcal vaccines.

ImmunizeBC Nurse