Vaccine Information and Resources
Teenagers and Adults
Help teenagers make a safe and healthy transition into adulthood. Make sure their immunization status is current, and includes all Vaccines for Teenagers and Adults. Several childhood vaccinations are given in series that continue into adolescence.
Before your teen leaves high school, ensure she has received all recommended vaccines. In the 2007 Canadian Immunization Guide, the Public Health Agency of Canada advises that adolescents should be immunized for the following preventable diseases: diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, meningococcal C, hepatitis B, human papillomavirus (recommended for females 9-13 years of age, before the onset of sexual intercourse). Childhhood immunizations for measles, mumps and rubella, and varicella may need to be repeated in some adolescents.
Vaccine Schedule, and Recommendations - Canada
The National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) provides the Public Health Agency of Canada with recommendations on immunization and vaccines for teenagers and young adults.
HPV Disease and Vaccine Information - Canada
HPV disease information, prevention, immunization recommendations and surveillance and monitoring from the Public Health Agency of Canada
Questions & Answers about Vaccination - Canada
Public Health Agency of Canada answers questions about vaccination, with an emphasis on vaccine safety.
Adult Vaccine Schedule and Information - Canada
The Public Health Agency of Canada provides the adult vaccination schedule and the recommendations for routine adult immunization and for specific risk groups.
HPV Information on Prevention and Treatment - Canada
Provided by the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada, here you will find public education on HPV, including information on prevention, and treatment, including sections designed specifically for teens, adults, parents, and teachers.