Provides immunizations for adults and seniors at community / public health centres across Alberta.
This service provides routine immunization for adults and seniors. Suggested immunizations;
- a booster dose of tetanus / diphtheria vaccine every 10 years
- an adult booster dose of pertussis (whooping cough) vaccine, often combined with one of the tetanus / diphtheria boosters (dTap)
- annual influenza vaccine - for all Albertans 6 months of age and older
- pneumococcal vaccine - for all adults 65 years of age and older and adults with certain health problems
To find out which vaccines are recommended for you and to book an appointment for immunization, call your nearest community/public health centre. If you are not sure where your nearest community/public health centre is, you can call Health Link at 811. Bring any immunization records you have to the appointment, especially if you were immunized in another province or country.
For more general information about immunization, go to Immunizations at myhealth.alberta.ca or call Health Link.