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Immunizing your child

These resources provide information about immunizing your child and address common concerns many parents have about vaccines.

Know the schedule

Stay on top of your child's routine immunization schedule.

Stay up to date

Make sure your child's immunizations are up to date. If you are new to BC, have your child's record checked at your community health centre. 

Care for your child

Learn how to care for your child after immunizations, including common side effects and fever treatment.

Additional resources

News articles

"Vaccines do not cause autism" (February 2009, The Globe & Mail)
"Court says measles vaccine not to blame for autism" (February 2009, The Associated Press) 
"MMR vaccine does not cause autism: Examine the evidence!" (November 2008, Immunization Action Coalition)

Research articles

Dr. Paul Offit responds to Dr. Robert Sears' book from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
May 2009 - Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine - Vol. 163, No. 5, pages 469-472
January 2002 - PEDIATRICS - Vol. 109, No. 1, pages 124-129

For more information

Call 8-1-1 to reach HealthLink BC or contact your local community health centre.

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