Dr. Laura Foster
103-2200 Fairview St
Burlington, On L7R 4H9
Immunization saves lives
Immunizations, also known as vaccinations, help protect you from getting an infectious disease. When you get vaccinated, you help protect others as well. Vaccines are very safe. It is much safer to get the vaccine than an infectious disease.
On this page you will find links to the most common questions about immunization for adults, infants and children.
Influenza Vaccine ( Senior Influenza Protection) FLUZONE HIGH-DOSE
Guide for Parents to reduce the pain of vaccinations in Babies. CLICK HERE
We recommend you buy a topical anesthetics to reduce the pain from needles . EMLA (lidocaine-prilocaine) is available without a prescription from your pharmacy. It will dull the pain where the needle enters, it is safe for babies and even newborns. Please follow the directions carefully and apply 60 minutes BEFORE the needle. For babies under 1 year of age, apply to the upper outer part of the leg, for children over 1 apply to the upper arm. If your baby/child is getting more than one needle , apply to both legs or both arms.
Immunization (see chart below)
Immunization is one of the best ways to protect your children against infectious diseases. The immunization schedule is provided by the Public Health Agency of Canada. For more information, please contact the Public Health Agency of Canada’s website: www.publichealth.gc.ca
Flu shots are still available at any time during regular office hours.
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