PUBLICLY FUNDED IMMUNIZATION SCHEDULES FOR NOVA SCOTIA1,2

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2 Months of age

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

4 Months of Age

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

6 Months of Age

  • DTaP-IPV-Hib: Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Polio, and Haemophilus influenzae Type B
  • Inf: Influenza (each year)

12 Months of Age

  • Pneu-C-13: Pneumococcal Disease
  • 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

18 Months to 6 Years of Age

  • MMRV: Measles, Mumps, Rubella, and Varicella (one dose)

4 to 6 Years of Age

  • DTaP-IPV or Tdap-IPV: Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, and Polio

Grade 7

  • Tdap: Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis
  • HB: Hepatitis B (2 doses)
  • Men-C-ACYW-135: Meningococcal Disease
  • HPV: Human Papillomavirus (2 doses)

Annually

  • Inf: Influenza

Every 10 Years

  • Td: Tetanus and Diphtheria

Once Per Adult Lifetime

  • Tdap: Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis

65 Years of Age

  • Pneu-P-23: Pneumococcal Disease

Annually

  • Inf: Influenza (60 years and up)

Every 10 Years

  • Td: Tetanus and Diphtheria

Once Per Adult Lifetime

  • 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. March, 2017. https://www.canada.ca/content/dam/phac-aspc/documents/services/provincial-territorial-immunization-information/childhood_schedule.pdf
  2. Government of Canada. Canada’s Provincial and Territorial Routine Vaccination Programs for Healthy, Previously Immunized Adults (Aged 18 years and older). March, 2017. https://www.canada.ca/content/dam/phac-aspc/documents/services/provincial-territorial-immunization-information/adult_schedule.pdf