My two daughters received a chickenpox vaccine when they...

Question: 

My two daughters received a chickenpox vaccine when they were 5 and 2, roughly 17 years ago. Do they need a booster now that they are 21 and 18?

Answer: 

Two doses of the chickenpox (varicella) vaccine are recommended for adults who have not had chickenpox disease.  

You can find more information about the chickenpox vaccine in the HealthLinkBC File: Chickenpox (Varicella) Vaccine

- Immunization Nurse