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Get the facts on vaccine safety and vaccine side effects to help address your concerns.
Learn how vaccine safety is assured and monitored from pre-licensure to post-immunization and who is responsible for what in Canada.
The Canadian Immunization Guide is a comprehensive resource on immunization. Part 3 covers the vaccination of specific populations.
The Public Health Agency of Canada’s (PHAC) COVID-19 immunization recommendations for individuals previously vaccinated with COVID-19 vaccines not authorized by Health Canada is intended to support local, territorial, and provincial, decision-making by public health departments and health care professionals. Provinces and territories are responsible for designing and delivering immunization programs in their regions. PHAC’s immunization recommendations for previously immunized individuals does not impact the Government of Canada’s definition of fully vaccinated travellers or current border requirements, such as quarantine and testing.
Two of the vaccines approved for use in Canada are messenger RNA vaccines (called mRNA vaccines): Pfizer and Moderna. mRNA vaccines are a new type of vaccine. They don't use live virus to trigger an immune response.
Since COVID-19 vaccines were first authorized in Canada in December 2020, the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) has been providing evidence-informed guidance on the recommended interval between vaccine doses.
This page is a summary of National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) statement: Recommendations on the use of COVID-19 vaccines.
Immunizing all Canadians with COVID-19 vaccine in a timely way will be a major challenge. In support of this massive undertaking, the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) has developed planning guidance for the administration of COVID-19 vaccine.
School-Based Immunization Coverage in Nova Scotia. Includes the following data fields: Year, Zone, Vaccine Type, # Immunized, # Eligible, % Coverage, 95% CI
As part of the National Immunization Strategy objectives for 2016-2021, vaccination coverage goals and vaccine preventable disease reduction targets were set based on international standards and best practices. The goals and targets are consistent with Canada's commitment to World Health Organization (WHO) disease elimination targets and Global Vaccine Action Plan, while reflecting the Canadian context.