Many vaccines are recommended for adults, some of which are given free. All adults in British Columbia can get a booster of tetanus and diphtheria vaccine every ten years.
If you missed your basic series of vaccines in childhood, or depending on your health, age and other risk factors, you may also be able to get more free vaccines to protect against harmful diseases.
- Find out more about what vaccinations adults need. For adults that have never been immunized, review the BC Immunization Schedule.
- Certain medical conditions, travel, lifestyles and occupations can also put you at risk for certain diseases. Read the ten reasons for adults to be vaccinated.
- Remember to keep a record of your immunizations. Learn how to find your immunization records.