Tsawout First Nation

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Immunizations

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 At the health centre we can give all routine immunizations covered by Health Canada. The schedule for routine childhood immunizations is as follows:

 Immunization Schedule

Age 2 Months
  • Diphtheria
  • Tetanus
  • acellular Pertussis
  • HB/IPV/Hib (INFANRIX hexa™)
  • Pneumococcal conjugate
  • Meningococcal C conjugate

 Age 4 Months
  • Diphtheria
  • Tetanus
  • acellular Pertussis
  • HB/IPV/Hib (INFANRIX hexa™)
  • Pneumococcal conjugate
  • Meningococcal C conjugate (at-risk infants only)

 Age 6 Months
  • Diphtheria
  • Tetanus
  • acellular Pertussis
  • HB/IPV/Hib (INFANRIX hexa™)
  • Pneumococcal conjugate (at-risk infants only)
  • Influenza

On or after the 1st birthday
  • MMR
  • Meningococcal C conjugate
  • Varicella
  • Pneumococcal conjugate
  • Influenza

 Age 18 Months
  • Diphtheria
  • Tetanus
  • acellular Pertussis
  • IPV/Hib (PEDIACEL®)
  • MMR
  • Influenza

 School Entry
  • Diphtheria
  • Tetanus
  • acellular Pertussis
  • IPV (QUADRACEL®)

Age 4-6 Years
  • Varicella (if susceptible)

Grade 6
  • Hepatitis B (2 doses; if not previously immunized)
  • Meningococcal C conjugate
  • HPV (girls only) starting September 2008
  • Varicella (if susceptible)

Grade 9
  • Tetanus
  • Diphtheria
  • acellular pertussis (Adacel®)
  • HPV (girls only) 2008/09, 2009/10, and 2010/11 schoolyears only