Public Health Services in the Five Hills Health Region is responsible for delivering immunization programs throughout the region.
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NATIONAL IMMUNIZATION AWARENESS April 23-30, 2016
National Immunization Awareness Week Contest!
By 18 months of age a child can be protected against 13 vaccine preventable diseases! Email us at email@example.com a list of those 13 vaccine preventable diseases for a chance to win a $50 gift card for Montana’s. The answer can be found here.
National Immunization Awareness Week Coloring Contest
Click here for a coloring sheet and details for a chance for your child to win a Wal-Mart gift card! Enter on or before May 31, 2016.
Did you know…
One hundred years ago, infectious diseases were the leading cause of death worldwide. In Canada, they now cause less than 5% of all deaths – thanks to immunization programs across the country.
Immunization protects individuals and communities by preventing the spread of disease. As more people are immunized the disease risk for everyone is reduced. Immunization has probably saved more lives in Canada in the last 50 years than any other health intervention. Immunization is the single most cost-effective health investment, making it a cornerstone in the effort to promote health.
Click here (www.immunize.ca) for more information on Vaccines and why we immunize!
Protect yourself. Protect Others. Get Immunized. Whether you are a parent, a young adult or a senior, call FHHR Public Heatlh Office at 306-691-1500 about being up to date on your immunizations or for more information about vaccines. Please click here for videos and helpful links.
Protect Yourself Against Tetanus
The 3 P’s of Helping your Baby during Vaccinations
A Parent’s Guide: Babies up to 1 year old
The 3 P’s of Helping your Child during Vaccinations
A Parent’s Guide: Children over 1 year old
The Ministry of Health provides vaccines for routine infant, pre-school and school immunization programs that protect our residents against disease, as well as those vaccines for targeted programs for persons at high risk.
For more information on disease prevention and immunization, please click here.
When should my child be immunized? Click here for Immunization Schedule.
To obtain a copy of your (or your child’s) immunization records, please complete the form below and fax to 306-691-1523, or your local public health office.