Vaccines have saved more lives in Canada than any other medical intervention in the past 50 years. B.C. has one of the most comprehensive immunization programs in Canada. Use the following resources to find general information and advice on immunizations.
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For information about immunization, including locations of influenza (flu) clinics during the flu season, visit:
BC Centre for Disease Control
The BC Centre for Disease Control investigates and evaluates the occurrence of communicable diseases in B.C., including those that can be prevented by immunizations, and is the provincial reporting centre for reportable cases and categories of communicable diseases. Learn more about communicable diseases in B.C.