Changes in Nova Scotia Childhood Immunization Program

Starting April 1, 2012, there were changes to the Nova Scotia publicly funded Child Immunization Program. Changes include:

  • An increase to 2 doses of varicella vaccine
  • A combined MMR and varicella vaccine - MMRV
  • Reduction to 3 doses of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine for healthy children

Details are available from the Pharmacy Association of Nova Scotia and the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness.