The meningococcal B vaccine Bexsero is now available at Polaris Travel Clinic and Pharmacy in Airdrie. This vaccine helps provide protection against the most common strain of bacteria meningitis that is reported in Canada. Bexsero has been approved for 2 months of age to 17 years.
The Alberta public health vaccination program does have vaccinations against bacterial meningitis, but their versions do not have protection against the B strain.
Bexsero costs $125 per dose. The number of doses required is based is on age. Children under 1 year of age typically require 3 or 4 doses, while children over 1 year usually require 2 doses.
There is no consultation fee for Bexsero at Polaris Travel Clinic and Pharmacy in Airdrie. We can also directly bill drug benefit plans.
For more information about Bexsero, their official website is located here.
To book an appointment, call us at 403-980-TRIP (8747) or use our online appointment request form.