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Immunization schedule

Routine Immunization Schedule for Infants and Children

AGE

VACCINE

2 months

DTaP-HB-IPV-Hib (Diphtheria, Tetanus, Acellular Pertussis, Hepatitis B, Inactivated Polio Vaccine, Haemophilus influenzae type B)
Rotavirus
Pneum C (Pneumococcal Conjugate)
Men-C (Meningococcal C Conjugate)

4 months

DTaP-HB-IPV-Hib  (Diphtheria, Tetanus, Acellular Pertussis, Hepatitis B, Inactivated Polio Vaccine, Haemophilus influenzae type B)
Rotavirus
Pneum C (Pneumococcal Conjugate)
Men-C (Meningococcal C Conjugate) ‡ Children with specific medical conditions that place them at high risk of disease should receive an additional dose.

6 months

DTaP-HB-IPV-Hib  (Diphtheria, Tetanus, Acellular Pertussis, Hepatitis B, Inactivated Polio Vaccine, Haemophilus influenzae type B)
Pneum C (Pneumococcal Conjugate) ‡ Children with specific medical conditions that place them at high risk of disease should receive an additional dose.
Men C (Meningococcal C Conjugate) *** Depending on product available 2 or 3 doses.
Influenza * Ages six months to nine years: a second dose required four weeks after first if receiving vaccine for first time.

12 months 

Pneum C (Pneumococcal  Conjugate)
Men-C
(Meningococcal C Conjugate)
MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella)
VAR (Chickenpox)

18 months 

DTaP-IPV-Hib (Diphtheria, Tetanus, Acellular Pertussis, Inactivated Polio Vaccine, Haemophilus influenzae type B)

4–6 years 

DTaP-IPV / Tdap-IPV (Diphtheria, Tetanus, Acellular Pertussis, Inactivated Polio Vaccine)
MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella)
VAR (Chickenpox)

Grade 6

(usually administered in school)
HPV - Girls only ** Starting 2014/2015 school year two doses; second dose six months after first dose.

Grade 9

(usually administered in school)
Men C - (ACYW135)
Tdap - (Tetanus, Diptheria, Acellular Pertussis)

Common side effects of immunizations include soreness and redness at the site of the injection, irritability/fussiness, and/or mild fever.

If your child experiences anything more severe, please contact your physician and report all severe reactions to one of the nurses at your local Health Centre.

For more information contact your community health centre to speak with a nurse.

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Immunization information

Outside of Whitehorse
Health Centres have their own clinic hours. Please contact the Health Centre in your community for clinic information and times. Call your local health centre at your community prefix -4444.

Whitehorse Health Centre
9010 Quartz Road
867-667-8864

Hours of Operation:
Monday - 8:00am to 4:30pm
Tuesday - 8:00am to 6:30pm
Wednesday - 8:00am to 4:30pm
Thursday - 8:00am to 4:30pm
Friday - 8:00am to 4:30pm
Saturday and Sunday - closed

Immunization Appointments Available:

Dedicated Drop-in Hours:
Appointments are not necessary; you can drop-in during any of the times listed below.

Monday

8:00am to 4:30pm

8:00am to 8:45am

Tuesday

8:00am to 6:30pm

8:00am to 8:45am

Wednesday

8:00am to 4:30pm

8:00am to 8:45am

Thursday

8:00am to 4:30pm

8:00am to 8:45am

Friday

8:00am to 4:30pm

8:00am to 8:45am
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Saturday and Sunday

closed

Closed every day: noon to 1:00pm

TB testing is Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 8:00AM to 8:30AM and 3:00PM to 4:30PM.
Please Note: TB Testing for education, employment and treatment programs is available at the Whitehorse Health Centre at the hours listed above. TB testing for other purposes is done at Yukon Communicable Disease Control at #4 Hospital Road in Whitehorse.

Toll Free (Yukon, Nunavut and NWT);

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