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General information

Getting vaccinated is the best way to protect yourself against some serious illnesses. Discover all the information and advice to help you make an informed decision for you and your children.

Vaccination is the most effective way to prevent the spread of serious infectious diseases. To understand how vaccines work, to separate fact from fiction regarding information about vaccination and get some advice, consult the following pages:

Vaccine-preventable diseases

You can avoid many infectious diseases by getting vaccinated. These diseases can have serious consequences and sometimes even cause death. Learn about the risks and symptoms associated with these diseases and get vaccinated to be protected against them. The following diseases are vaccine-preventable:

Programs and services

The Québec Immunization Program offers certain vaccines for free. To learn more, consult the page The Québec Immunization Program.

There are various programs in Québec to facilitate the public’s access to vaccination services. To learn more, consult the following pages:

List of available vaccines

Many vaccines are available in Québec. Make sure you and your children are still up to date on vaccines.

List of vaccines for travellers

Before travelling, make sure you get all the necessary vaccines for the places you are going. The most frequently administered vaccines for travellers are the following:

Last update: September 29, 2023


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