Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Immunization

Information for Health Professionals

Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Immunization Orientation

Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Immunization Information Package

The below documents contain important information for community providers implementing a safe and effective influenza immunization program for 2023-2024. These documents, including documents found in the third party links below, are made available on this webpage by Alberta Health Services to assist community providers who are ultimately accountable for exercising their own professional judgment when providing health care.  Please see the Terms of Use governing this website for further information.

  • Vaccine Biological Page
  • Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Product Monograph
    Product Monographs can be used as a resource and reference, however AHS recommendations for pneumococcal polysaccharide immunization are based on the Alberta Immunization Policy. Refer to Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine Biological Page for Alberta clinical guidelines.
  • Pneumococcal Vaccine Information Sheet
  • Consent for Pneumococcal Immunization
    For use at Alberta Health Services (AHS) immunization programs. Use these forms when a parent or alternate decision-maker is not able to be with the person being immunized at an AHS immunization service. An alternate decision-maker could be an agent, guardian, specific decision-maker or co-decision-maker.
    • The parent or alternate decision-maker should complete these forms and send it with the person being immunized, to the AHS immunization service.
    • For alternate decision-makers – please also send a copy of documents to show that you are authorized to be the alternate decision-maker.
  • Adolescent & Adult Immunization Record