Vaccines and immunization
Vaccination during pregnancy, for children, for adults, travel vaccines, information for health professionals.
Vaccination for COVID-19
About the pandemic vaccines, and their safety and effectiveness.
Vaccination for children
Deciding to vaccinate, diseases that vaccines prevent, vaccination schedule, tips for the appointment.
Vaccination for adults
Vaccination is important for adults, especially for travellers and adults 65 years and over.
Vaccination and pregnancy
Vaccination for you and your baby before, during and after pregnancy.
Vaccine safety and possible side effects
Get the facts on vaccine safety and vaccine side effects to help address your concerns.
Flu symptoms, risks, prevention, treatment, surveillance and pandemic flu.
Vaccine preventable diseases
Serious diseases that vaccines prevent, their symptoms and possible complications.
Recommended vaccines for travellers by destination.
Vaccination awareness and education products
View videos, download or order free vaccination awareness and education products.
For health professionals
COVID-19: For health professionals
Authorized vaccines, safety, immunization guidance.
Canadian Immunization Guide (CIG)
Official immunization guide for health professionals.
National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI)
Recommendations, statements and updates for the use of vaccines.
Vaccination schedule for infants and children
Current routine vaccination schedule for infants and children in all provinces and territories.
Vaccination schedule for adults
Current routine vaccination schedule for adults in all provinces and territories.
Pain management for adults
Techniques for a more comfortable vaccination.
Pain management for children
Techniques targeting different age groups for a more comfortable vaccination.
Public funding for influenza vaccination by province or territory
Current public funding for annual influenza vaccine for adults and children by province or territory.
Vaccination coverage in Canada
How Canada monitors vaccination against preventable diseases.
How Canada buys, stores and handles vaccines, and how supply gaps or delays are addressed and prevented.
Vaccine safety, surveillance and reporting
How vaccines are regulated and approved, report an adverse event following immunization, vaccine safety publications.
Webinars and webcasts
Access webinars and webcasts as well as presentations on immunization.
What we are doing
- COVID-19 vaccine uptake and intent: Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS) insight
- COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage Survey (CVCS)
- Vaccine uptake in Canadian children: Highlights from childhood National Immunization Coverage Survey
- Influenza vaccine uptake: Results from the 2015/16 national influenza immunization coverage survey in Canada
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