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I am born in 1994 but did not get the HPV vaccine in high...
I am born in 1994 but did not get the HPV vaccine in high school. I just switched to an Ontario health card, and am wondering if I can get the vaccine for free if I travel to BC?
While in BC, non-residents can receive publicly funded (free) vaccines that they meet the eligibility criteria for from their local public health unit . (A female born in 1994 meets BC's eligibility criteria for the free HPV vaccine up to age 26. Eligibility criteria differ for males). The vaccine is given as a series of 3 shots at 0, 2 and 6 months. A health card need not be presented in public health settings. Publicly funded vaccines are also available from some pharmacies and doctors' offices. However, non-residents may be charged a vaccine administration fee in these settings.