Adult Information

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What vaccines do you need?

Note: Not all vaccines are free of charge; contact the Health Unit for more information.

Vaccine

Who should receive it?

Tetanus (Lockjaw) 

everyone, every 10 years

Diphtheria

everyone, every 10 years

Whooping cough (Pertussis)

everyone, once in adulthood

Influenza

everyone annually, 6 months of age and over

Pneumococcal

everyone 65 and older

Hepatitis B

people with medical, occupational or lifestyle risks and anyone who wants protection from hepatitis B

Hepatitis A

people with medical, occupational or lifestyle risks and anyone who wants protection from hepatitis A

Meningococcal

people with specific medical conditions and people living in communal residences, including students and military personnel

Measles

 people who have not had the vaccine or the disease

Mumps

people who have not had the vaccine or the disease

Rubella (German measles)

people who have not had the vaccine or the disease

Chickenpox (Varicella)

people who have not had the vaccine or the disease

HPV (Human Papillomavirus)

females 9-45 years and males 9-26 years 

Shingles (Herpes Zoster)

everyone aged 65- 70 years old

Travel vaccines

varies by destination - consult the Health Unit or your health care provider

Adapted from Immunize.ca and the Canadian Immunization Guide.

 

 

North Bay
Parry Sound
Burk's Falls

345 Oak Street West

705-474-1400

70 Joseph Street Unit #302

705-746-5801

17 Copeland Street (by appointment only)

1-800-563-2808