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Routine Publicly Funded Vaccine Schedule for Healthy Children

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Vaccine Schedule
Vaccine #1
Vaccine #2
Vaccine #3
2 months
Pediacel # 1
Prevnar®13 #1
Rotarix #1
4 months
Pediacel # 2
Prevnar®13 #2
Rotarix #2
6 months
Pediacel # 3
12 months
 Prevnar®13 #3
15 months
18 months
 Pediacel #4
4-6 Years
MMRV (Priorix-Tetra)
Grade 7
HPV Human Papillomavirus
(Health Unit school based program)
Hepatitis B
(Health Unit school based program)
Menactra MenC-ACYW135
(Health Unit school based program)
14-16 years

Rotarix (RV1) *recommended

  • Oral vaccine recommended to prevent gastroenteritis caused by a rotavirus infection in young children. Can start after 6 weeks of age and must be completed by 24 weeks of age.

Pediacel (DTaP-IPV-Hib)

  • Diphtheria, pertussis, polio, tetanus, Hib


  • Measles, mumps, rubella (German measles). First dose given on or after 1st birthday.

Priorix-Tetra (MMRV)

  • Measles, mumps, rubella (German measles) and varicella

Adacel®Polio (Tdap-IPV)

  • Diphtheria, pertussis, polio, tetanus

Adacel® (Tdap)

  • Diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus

Menjugate (Meningococcal C)

  • One dose if >1 year. Children immunized in infancy (i.e. <1 year of age) require another dose at least one year after the last dose for enhanced protection.

Prevnar®13 (Pneu-C-13) *recommended

  • A three dose schedule for healthy (low risk) children – 2 primary doses at 2 and 4 months of age and a booster dose at 12 months. See Prevnar®13 Eligibility Schedule (tables 13&19) for high risk children.

Varivax®III (Var)

  • Varicella

According to the ISPA (immunization of schools pupils act) all vaccines are required with the exception of Prevnar, Rotarix, HPV and Hepatitis B.