Immunization

Public Health Nurses provide immunizations according to guidelines established by the Saskatchewan Ministry of Health to infants, preschoolers, school age children, and adults.

Routine Immunization Schedule for infants and preschoolers

“On-time” and “on-schedule” immunization provides the best protection against vaccine-preventable diseases and keep Saskatchewan’s population healthy and safe.  Please visit the Ministry of Health’s website for an up-to-date immunization schedule.

School Age Immunization Programs

Grade 6

  • Hepatitis B
  • Men-C-ACYW-135
  • Varicella
  • Measles, Mumps, Rubella (if needed)
  • Human Papilloma Virus (girls only)

Grade 8

  • Tetanus, Diphtheria, acellular Pertussis

Child Health Clinics

Child Health Clinics (CHCs) provide an opportunity to monitor a child’s growth, health, and development and to offer immunizations. Referrals to other health professionals may be initiated if needed.

CHCs are offered in the following locations:

Burstall
School

Cabri
Medical Clinic

Climax
Border Health Centre

Eastend
Wolf Willow Health Centre

Fox Valley
Old RM Building

Gull Lake
Gull Lake Health Centre

Herbert
Herbert Integrated Health Facility

Leader
Community Services Office

Maple Creek
Community Services Office

Ponteix
Ponteix Health Centre

Shaunavon
Shaunavon Hospital and Care Centre

Swift Current
E.I. Wood Building – 4th Floor

Val Marie
Val Marie Library Building

Vanguard
Vanguard Health Centre

Drop In immunization clinics for preschoolers are held every Monday (except statutory holidays) at the Swift Current Public Health office from 8:30am to 11:00am and 1:30pm to 4:00pm. First come, first served. To book an appointment at any location please call 306.778.5280 or toll free 1.866.786.2510.


Adults Need Immunizations Too!

  • Tetanus, Diphtheria every 10 years (Tetanus, Diphtheria, acellular Pertussis vaccine should replace one booster of Tetanus, Diphtheria vaccine as an adult)
  • Pneumococcal 23 – for everyone 65 years of age and older and anyone over 2 with certain chronic medical conditions
  • Measles, Mumps, Rubella (if needed)

It is recommended that everyone over 6 months of age receive an annual influenza immunization.

Additional vaccines may be recommended for people with chronic medical conditions, international travelers or health care workers. Please contact us for more information.


Request for Access to Personal Health Information

If you are requesting a copy of the immunization record of yourself, your child, or another person whom you are the legal guardian or legal caregiver, please view and complete this form on the Saskatchewan Health authority website. If you are 18 years or older and requesting your own information please complete the Request for Access to Personal Health Information form, and if you are requesting information for someone who is under 18 please complete the Request for Access to Personal Health Information on Behalf of a Patient.

You can fax the completed form to 306-778-5408, email it, or drop it off in person to Community Health Services, 400-350 Cheadle St. W., Swift Current, SK.  Please note there is a $20 charge to get a copy of your Immunization Record.

Consent for Disclosure of Personal Health Information:

If you would like your immunization record sent to another public health clinic, physician’s office, pharmacy, or another health provider who is providing continuing care to you, please view and complete the Consent for Disclosure of Personal Health Information form.

You can fax the completed form to 306-778-5408, email it, or drop it off in person to Community Health Services, 400-350 Cheadle St. W., Swift Current, SK.  Please note there is no charge for us to send your Immunization Record for continuing care purposes.


Links and Resources

Immunization Information Links

International Website Links