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Immunizations for Toddlers Between 12 and 36 Months

August 13, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

doctor immunizing toddler with a shot in upper arm


Getting your toddler immunized is the best way to protect against many serious diseases.  

The best way to stay up to date is to follow the schedule in your BC Child Health Passport.You can get a Child Health Passport from your local health unit

British Columbia provides publicly funded immunizations to protect children against:

  • Measles, mumps, rubella
  • Hepatitis B
  • Diphtheria
  • Tetanus
  • Pertussis (whooping cough)
  • Polio
  • Haemophilus influenzae type b disease (Hib)
  • Chicken pox
  • Pneumococcal and meningococcal diseases
  • Human papilloma virus (for girls)

The basic schedule for immunizations is listed in the Child Health Passport, but it can change. If you have questions, talk to your health care provider, visit or call HealthLinkBC at 8-1-1.

You can also find more information here

Travel Outside Canada

Toddlers travelling outside Canada may need extra immunizations. Contact your doctor or public health office for more information.

Resources & Links:

Immunize BC
HealthLink BC: Immunizations
HealthLink BC: Immunizations - Questions Parents Ask
BC Centre for Disease Control: Infant and Child Immunization Schedule


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