Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology / 2019 / Article / Tab 2

Review Article

Epidemiology and Control of Meningococcal Disease in Canada: A Long, Complex, and Unfinished Story

Table 2

Routine immunization programs for children and adolescents (school-based programs) in Canadian provinces and territories (as of August 31, 2019).

JurisdictionInfants/young childrenOlder children/adolescents
AgeVaccineGradeVaccine

Provinces
British Columbia2, 12 monthsMenC-Con9MenACWY-Con
Alberta4, 12 monthsMenC-Con9MenACWY-Con
Saskatchewan12 monthsMenC-Con6MenACWY-Con
Manitoba12 monthsMenC-Con9MenACWY-Con
Ontario12 monthsMenC-Con7MenACWY-Con
Quebec12 monthsMenC-Con9MenC-Con
New Brunswick12 monthsMenC-Con9MenACWY-Con
Nova Scotia12 monthsMenC-Con7MenACWY-Con
Prince Edward Island12 monthsMenC-Con9MenACWY-Con
Newfoundland &Labrador12 monthsMenC-Con4MenACWY-Con

Territories
Yukon2, 12 monthsMenC-Con9MenACWY-Con
Northwest Territories2, 12 monthsMenC-Con12MenACWY-Con
Nunavut12 monthsMenC-Con9MenACWY-Con

School-based program; vaccine offered only to those grade 12 students who will be attending postsecondary education outside of the NWT.

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