My infant is a few days over 20 weeks and has not yet been...

Question: 

My infant is a few days over 20 weeks and has not yet been immunized with rotavirus. Can my infant still begin the first set of immunizations for rotavirus? Can I purchase it?

Answer: 

As per the BCCDC immunization guidelines, the first dose of the rotavirus vaccine should not be given after 20 weeks less 1 day of age. There is currently no evidence on the safety or effectiveness of a 1st dose provided past 20 weeks of age.  If you have further questions, we recommend that you speak with your immunizing health care provider. 

- Immunization Nurse