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Immunization Schedules

Date last reviewed: 
Monday, Apr 15, 2024

Schedule for infants and young children

The schedule below lists what vaccines your child should receive and when.

Immunization is the best way to protect your child against many dangerous diseases. Your child should get all the recommended vaccines on time for the best protection.

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Schedule for school-age children and teens

The schedule below lists what vaccines your school-age child should receive and when. Your child may be offered other vaccines if they have not had all doses of the recommended vaccines they are eligible for. 

Immunization is the best way to protect your child against many dangerous diseases. Your child should get all the recommended vaccines on time for the best protection.

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Grade Vaccine HealthLinkBC File
All grades
Grade 6
Grade 9

*Children under 9 years who are receiving the influenza vaccine for the first time need 2 doses.

 

Children with medical conditions

Children with certain medical conditions may need additional vaccines or additional doses of vaccines. Talk to your healthcare provider about what vaccines your child may need.
 

Vaccines for extra protection

In addition to the free routine vaccines your child is offered, there are other vaccines you can buy. These vaccines can help protect your child against even more diseases. Find information on vaccines for extra protection
 

It's not too late to catch up 

If your child missed a vaccine, call your local health unit, community health centre, nursing station, or doctor's office to make an appointment for your child to get caught up. You don't need to start over if your child misses a vaccine.