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Immunization schedules

Date last reviewed: 
Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Schedule for infants and young children (0-6 years)

The schedule below lists the vaccines recommended for infants and young children and when. These routine vaccines are free. Following this schedule gives your child the best protection from many serious diseases. 
 
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Schedule for school-age children and teens

The schedule below lists the vaccines recommended for school-age children and teens and when.  These routine vaccines are freeYour child may be offered other vaccines if they have not had all doses of the recommended vaccines they are eligible for. 
 
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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, you can contact your immunization provider (i.e. public health unit, community health centre, nursing station, health care provider) to make an appointment for your child to get caught up.