Vaccines and immunization

Vaccination during pregnancy, for children, for adults, travel vaccines, information for health professionals.

For Canadians

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 shot

Flu symptoms, risks, prevention, treatment, surveillance and pandemic flu.

Vaccine preventable diseases

Serious diseases that vaccines prevent, their symptoms and possible complications.

Travel vaccines

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.

Vaccine supply

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.

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