Managing and Storage of Vaccines
Immunizations help save lives, prevent serious illnesses, and are recognized as one of the most effective public health interventions available today. Vaccines immunology programs are among the most cost-effective ways to prevent disease. The success of these programs depends heavily upon the high immunization coverage of the target group and vaccine inventory management, including proper storage and handling of vaccines. This document is intended to assist all health care providers with how to properly store and handle provincially funded vaccines. Prior to storing vaccine, healthcare providers are required to understand and meet with the vaccine storage and handling requirements indicated in this document.
- Track 1-1 Vaccine Administration
- Track 2-2 Timing and Spacing of Vaccine Doses
- Track 3-3 Training and Education for Proper Storage
- Track 4-4 Vaccine Inventory Management, Transport, and Preparation