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There is no need to delay getting immunized because of a cold or other mild illness. However, if you have concerns it's encouraged that you speak with your health care provider.

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There is no central registry of all immunizations provided in BC.  Often a paper record is given at the time of immunization.  If a person does not have a paper record of immunization, they can check with their immunizing health care provider to see if they have a record.   

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If a person was immunized at school, the pubic health unit in the city or town they attended school in should have a record of their immunizations. The contact information for public health units in BC can be found here.

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The shingles vaccine (ZOSTAVAX® II) is not currently publicly funded in BC for any groups. The vaccine can be purchased at most travel clinics and pharmacies for about $200.

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There is no central registry of all immunizations provided in BC.

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