Immunizations

You should consider receiving these vaccinations if you answer yes to any of the following...

Hepatitis A Vaccine

The Hep A vaccine protects against Hepatitis A which is a strain of virus that causes an infection in the liver.

  • Intravenous drug use
  • Chronic liver disease, including Hepatitis B & C
  • Men who have sex with men

Hepatitis B Vaccine

The Hep B vaccine protects against Hepatitis B which is the most common strain to cause an infection in the liver.

  • Multiple sex partners
  • Men who have sex with men
  • History of sexually transmitted diseases
  • Household or sexual contact of chronic carrier or acute case
  • Intravenous drug use
  • Chronic liver disease, including Hepatitis B & C
  • Have had a needlestick injury in a non-health setting
  • Awaiting a liver transplant
  • Renal dialysis or a disease requiring frequent receipt of blood products

Gardasil® Vaccine

The Gardasil Vaccine protects against up to 9 types of HPV, also known as the human papillomavirus. These types cause about 90% of cervical cancers and 90% of genital warts

  • Multiple sex partners
  • Men who have sex with men
  • History of sexually transmitted diseases
  • Household or sexual contact of chronic carrier or acute case
  • Intravenous drug use
  • Chronic liver disease, including Hepatitis B & C
  • Have had a needlestick injury in a non-health setting
  • Awaiting a liver transplant
  • Renal dialysis or a disease requiring frequent receipt of blood products

Prevents in Men...

  • Anal Cancer
  • Genital Warts
  • Abnormal and Pre-cancerous Anal lesions

Prevents in Women...

  • Cervical Cancer
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Anal Cancer
  • Genital Warts
  • Abnormal and Pre-cancerous Cervical, anal, Vulvar, and Vaginal Cells

Mandatory Immunization Forms

For more information about adult immunizations please visit the North Bay and District Health Unit’s website