Thursday, January 26th 3:30 – 6:00 PM
Hepatitis A Vaccine is recommended for high risk individuals and children and adolescents aged
6 Months – 18 Years
· Infants will get their 1st dose at 6 months of age and a 2nd dose at 18 months of age
· Older children need 2 doses of vaccine with at least 6 months between each dose
Hepatitis A is a virus that attacks the liver.
Hepatitis A often spreads through the household when one person is infected
· It can be spread by sharing food
· It can also be spread through touch, including through normal child-to-child contact
The vaccine is the best way to protect against hepatitis A infection. When you get vaccinated, you help protect others as well.
Please bring your children to the school to get their vaccination.
For more information on immunizations please speak with a Community Health Nurse at the Pqusnalhcw Health Centre (604) 894-6656
The BC health file #33 on Hepatitis A vaccine is found at www.HealthLinkBC.ca
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