Routine Immunization Schedules

A different schedule may be needed for high-risk individuals, individuals NOT previously immunized or, if one or more doses of a vaccine are missed. Talk to your health care provider for more information about immunization.

For a printer friendly version of Manitoba’s routine immunization schedule, click here .

For a list of vaccines offered free-of-charge, click here.


Recommended Immunization Schedule for Infants and Pre-School Children

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Vaccine Name
Age of Child

2
months

4
months

6
months

12
months

18
months

4-6
years

Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Polio, Haemophilus influenzae type b (DTaP-IPV-Hib)

 

 

Pneumococcal Conjugate 13 valent (Pneu-C-13) ^

 

 

 

Rotavirus

 

 

 

 

Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella (MMRV)

 

 

 

 

Meningococcal C Conjugate (Men-C-C) Vaccine

 

 

 

 

 

Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis, Polio (Tdap-IPV)

 

 

 

 

 

Influenza (Flu)

The seasonal influenza program may vary each year. Click here for current information on the seasonal influenza vaccine.

♦  = A single dose given with one needle.

^  = Children with high-risk medical conditions and those living in First Nations communities should be immunized at 2, 4, 6 and 18 months.

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Recommended School Immunization Schedule

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Vaccine name
Age of Child

Grade
4

Grade
6

14-16
years

Meningococcal C Conjugate (Men-C-C) Vaccine *

 

 

Hepatitis B Vaccine **

 

♦ ♦ 
As of Sept 2017

 

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) ***

 

♦ ♦

♦ ♦
Boys

Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis (Tdap)

 

 

Influenza (Flu)

The seasonal influenza program may vary each year. Click here for current information on the seasonal influenza vaccine.

♦  = A single dose given with one needle.

* The Grade 4 program will stop after the 2016/17 school year and will be moved to Grade 6 effective September 2019.

** Effective September 2017, the hepatitis B vaccine will be given as 2-doses in Grade 6 to children born ≥ 2006. Children born between 1989 and 2005 would have been part of the 3-dose hepatitis B program provided in Grade 4. Individuals born between 1989 and 2005 who missed the school program may be caught up with the 3-dose schedule.

*** Effective September 2016, the HPV vaccine will be offered to boys and girls in Grade 6, as well as to boys in Grade 8 or 9 as part of a 3-year catch-up program (born between 2002-2004).

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Recommended Immunization Schedule for Adults

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Vaccine name
Age of Person

18-26
years

All
adults

65
years

Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis (Tdap) *

 

 

Tetanus, Diphtheria (Td)

 


Every 10 years

 

Pneumococcal Polysaccharide (Pneu-P-23)

 

 


Lifetime dose

Influenza (Flu)

The seasonal influenza program may vary each year. Click here for current information on the seasonal influenza vaccine.

♦  = A single dose given with one needle.

* = Adults who are due for a Td booster and have not previously received a pertussis-containing vaccine in adulthood; and/or, primary caregivers of a newborn infant up to 6 months of age who have not previously received a pertussis-containing vaccine in adulthood; and/or, pregnant women ≥ 26 weeks of pregnancy who have not received a dose of a pertussis-containing vaccine in adulthood.

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