Interim Pertussis Control Measures – Tdap for Pregnant Women in Third Trimester of Every Pregnancy

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Interim Pertussis Control Measures – Tdap for Pregnant Women in Third Trimester of Every Pregnancy

29-Nov-2017

Patient’s immunization status may be found on the eHealth Viewer. Note: Immunization received from First Nation Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB) are not likely to be on eHealth Viewer. Pregnant women in their third trimester that receive Tdap vaccination from FNIBH are provided with a card documenting the vaccine administered.

It is encouraged that Physicians, Obstetricians and Nurse Practitioners caring for pregnant women consider administering Tdap in their clinical setting. If you are interested in administering Tdap in your clinic contact Central Immunization at 306-766-7620 for instruction on vaccine storage and acquisition.

Clinics that do not carry Tdap vaccine can refer pregnant women in their third trimester to PPHS Specialty Immunization at 306-766-7904.