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Immunization and Vaccines

Immunization and Vaccines

Over the last 50 years, immunization has saved more lives than any other health measure. Vaccination is the best way for you and your family to prevent very serious diseases.

It is important to make decisions about vaccination based on facts. You can trust the Public Health Agency of Canada to give you credible, science-based advice about vaccines. We work with national and international public health experts to ensure the safest and most effective vaccine programs for all Canadians.

ImmunizeCA is a free mobile vaccine application (app) that will help you manage your family's vaccination records. Download the app today at Immunize CanadaExternal Link to get access to immunization schedules across the country and learn more about vaccination!

  • Get Immunized

    Find out how to protect your health and the health of your family at home and before you travel.

  • Vaccine Safety

    Vaccine safety is very important - find out what is known, how we continue to study vaccines, and answers to commonly asked questions.

  • Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

    Learn how many serious diseases, like measles or whooping cough, are preventable.

  • Influenza (the flu)

    Flu is a serious illness. Learn how to protect yourself, why vaccine is important, and how FluWatch tracks the disease nationally.

  • Publications and Reports

    Consult helpful reports and publications about immunization, vaccines and vaccine recommendations.

  • For Health Professionals

    Review useful resources, including epidemiology, treatment for vaccine-preventable diseases and vaccine advice and guidelines.