PUBLICLY FUNDED IMMUNIZATION SCHEDULES FOR NORTHWEST TERRITORIES1,2

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At Birth

  • HB: Hepatitis B

1 Month of Age

  • HB: Hepatitis B

2 Months of age

  • DTaP-IPV-Hib: Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Polio, and Haemophilus influenzae Type B
  • Pneu-C-13: Pneumococcal Disease
  • Rota: Rotavirus
  • Men-C-C: Meningococcal Disease

4 Months of Age

  • DTaP-IPV-Hib: Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Polio, and Haemophilus influenzae Type B
  • Pneu-C-13: Pneumococcal Disease
  • Rota: Rotavirus

6 Months of Age

  • DTaP-IPV-Hib: Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Polio, and Haemophilus influenzae Type B
  • Pneu-C-13: Pneumococcal Disease
  • HB: Hepatitis B
  • Inf: Influenza (each year)
  • Rota: Rotavirus

12 Months of Age

  • Men-C-C: Meningococcal Disease
  • MMRV: Measles, Mumps, Rubella, and Varicella

18 Months of Age

  • DTaP-IPV-Hib: Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Polio, and Haemophilus influenzae Type B
  • Pneu-C-13: Pneumococcal Disease

3 Years of Age

  • MMRV: Measles, Mumps, Rubella, and Varicella

4 to 6 Years of Age

  • Tdap-IPV*: Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis, and Polio
  • *DTaP-IPV-Hib may be substituted for DTaP-IPV in times of shortage

Grade 4 to 6

  • HPV: Human Papillomavirus (2 doses) if 9-14 years old
  • HPV: Human Papillomavirus (3 doses) if 15+ years old

Grade 7

  • Tdap: Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis

Grade 12

  • Men-C-ACYW-135*: Meningococcal Disease
  • * If attending post-secondary school out-of-territory

Annually

  • Inf: Influenza

Once in Every Pregnancy

  • Tdap: Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis

Every 10 Years

  • Tdap: Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis

65 Years of Age

  • Pneu-P-23: Pneumococcal Disease

Annually

  • Inf: Influenza

Every 10 Years

  • Tdap: Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis

REFERENCES:

  1. Government of Canada. Canada’s Provincial and Territorial Routine (and Catch-up) Vaccination Programs for Infants and Children. April, 2019. https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/provincial-territorial-immunization-information/provincial-territorial-routine-vaccination-programs-infants-children.html
  2. Government of Canada. Canada’s Provincial and Territorial Routine Vaccination Programs for Healthy, Previously Immunized Adults (Aged 18 years and older). February, 2019. https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/provincial-territorial-immunization-information/routine-vaccination-healthy-previously-immunized-adult.html