Immunization for school-age children
Vancouver Coastal Health works with health-care providers to help support immunization for school-aged children. Learn where to get immunizations for school-aged children (kindergarten to grade 12) if you live in the Vancouver Coastal Health region.
Recommended vaccines for school-aged children
The B.C. Immunization Schedule provides a list of recommended immunizations for your school-aged child. If your child has not had all recommended vaccines, we highly recommend that you get your child immunized.
Booking immunization appointments for school-age children
Vancouver Coastal Health works with health-care providers to help support immunization for school-aged children. Learn where to get immunizations for school-aged children if you live in the Vancouver Coastal Health region. First Nations children can also receive vaccines in their communities.
Immunization records for school-aged children
The Vaccination Status Reporting Regulation (VSRR) was put into place on July 1, 2019 to facilitate the collection of immunization records and documentation of immunization status of school age children so that all records are stored in one place, the Provincial Immunization Registry. The regulation applies to all students in all schools within the Province's jurisdiction. This includes international students and those who are home-schooled. It does not apply to children attending schools in First Nations communities.
When you report your child’s immunization records to Vancouver Coastal Health, your Provincial records will also be updated. Learn how to check your child’s immunization record or how to report your child’s immunization record to VCH and more about immunization records.