Routine Publicly Funded Vaccine Schedule for Healthy Children
|AGE||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||MMR||Menjugate||Prevnar® 13 #3|
|18 months||Pediacel # 4|
|4-6 years||Adacel®Polio||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)|
Rotarix (RV1) = 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
MMR = 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) = 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 school pupils act) all vaccines are required with the exception of Prevnar, Rotarix HPV and Hepatitis B.
If you have any questions please contact Beth Murdoch (Ext. 3257) or Angela Swick (Ext. 3227) at the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit at 519-426-6170 or 905-318-6623.
Pain Management During Immunization Tips can be found at https://immunize.ca/pain-management-children