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Vaccine Fact Sheets

Routine immunizations protect you from a number of harmful and potentially deadly diseases.  Thanks to routine vaccine programs, many of these diseases have become rare in Ontario. 

Check out our fact sheets below to learn how these vaccine-preventable diseases are spread, the risks to your health if you get sick with any of these diseases, as well as the vaccines that prevent them.

Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Polio and Haemophilus Influenzae B (DTaP-IPV-Hib) Pediacel®

Haemophilus Influenzae Type B (HIB) Act-Hib®, Hiberix®

Hepatitis A (HA) - Havrix™, Avaxim®, Vaqta®

Hepatitis B (HB) Engerix®, Recombivax®

Herpes Zoster (Shingles) Vaccine Zostavax®II

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Gardasil®9

Immunization Recommendations for Health Care Workers

Inactivated Poliomyelitis (IPV) Imovax® Polio

Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) Priorix®, MMR®II

Measles, Mumps, Rubella & Varicella (MMRV) Priorix-Tetra®, ProQuad®

Meningococcal B (4CMen-B) Bexsero®

Meningococcal C Conjugate (Men-C) Menjugate®, NeisVac-C®

Meningococcal Conjugate ACYW (Menactra®, Menveo™, Nimenrix™)

Pneumococcal Conjugate (Pneu-13) Prevnar®13

Pneumococcal Polysaccharide (Pneu-P-23) Pneumovax®23

Rabies Vaccine (RabAvert®, Imovax®)

Rotavirus  (RotaTeq®)

Tetanus and Diphtheria (Td) Td Adsorbed

Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis (Tdap) Adacel®, Boostrix®

Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis and Polio (Tdap-IPV) Adacel ®-Polio or Boostrix®- Polio

Varicella (Chickenpox) Varivax®III. Varilrix®



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