Immunization and vaccines
About immunization and vaccines, including vaccine-preventable diseases, schedules and Canada's vaccine safety network.
Services and information
Benefits of vaccination for you and your baby before, during and after pregnancy.
Information for parents, caregivers and health professionals on children's vaccinations.
Why vaccination is important for adults, especially for travellers and those over 60 years old.
The Vaccine-Preventable diseases listed below are presented with a study/epidemiology of the disease, information about the vaccine, followed by a list of selected references.
Causes, symptoms, risks, treatment, prevention, surveillance information and guidance for health professionals.
Recommended vaccines for travellers and how to find a yellow fever vaccination clinic in Canada.
Presents a gateway to immunization information including vaccine safety, influenza/flu shot information, immunization schedules, the Canadian Immunization Guide, and FluWatch.
Tracking immunization against vaccine-preventable diseases and improving immunization registries and databases.
How Canada buys, stores and handles vaccines, and how supply gaps or delays are addressed and prevented.
Resources on the benefits of immunization that raise awareness on how vaccines work.
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The National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) makes recommendations for the use of vaccines currently or newly approved for use in humans in Canada, including the identification of groups at risk for vaccine-preventable disease for whom vaccine programs should be targeted.
The official vaccination resource for health professionals, vaccine program decision makers and other stakeholders.
Schedule tool, provincial and territorial information, recommended schedules and vaccines for specific populations.
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