Below is a generalized immunization schedule according to Canadian health guidelines. Vaccination may be delayed if your child is sick with anything other than a mild cold, or if his or her immune system is weakened by immune-suppressing medications.
DTaP: Diphtheria, Tetanus (lockjaw) and (Acellular)Pertussis (whooping cough)
Hib: Hemophilus influenza b / Meningitis
HPV: Human Papilloma Virus Vaccine
IPV: Injected Polio Vaccine
MENI: Meningococcal disease
PNEU: Pneumococcal Disease
TdaP: Tetanus, Diphtheria and Acellular Pertussis
VAR: Varicella or Chicken Pox
NOTE: IN CANADA, SCHEDULES VARY FROM PROVINCE TO PROVINCE OR TERRITORY
HEALTH CANADA PROVIDES A TOOL DEPENDING ON WHERE YOU LIVE AND AGE
Pediatrician DR.PAUL Roumeliotis is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. The information provided above is designed to be an educational aid only. It is not intended to replace the advice and care of your child’s physician, nor is it intended to be used for medical diagnosis or treatment. If you suspect that your child has a medical condition always consult a physician.