Find information for health professionals about immunization

Immunization is the best way to protect our community from vaccine preventable diseases. 

Here is the routine immunization manual for health professionals.

Immunization manual

Section Title Updated
i Amendments and additions list June 2021
1 Introduction
July 2021
July 2021

Informed consent
Guidance on consent for minors

June 2021
May 2021

3 Immunization schedule July 2022
4 Contraindications and routine precautions July 2021

Immunization of special populations
RSV application form

October 2022
6 Administration of biological products April 2020
7 Storage and handling of immunization agents May 2021

Biological products:

COVID-19 Vaccines

COVID Pfizer XBB.1.5  vaccine eligibility chart

COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine Comirnaty® XBB.1.5 (Pfizer-BioNTech) 

COVID Moderna XBB.1.5 vaccine eligibility chart

COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine Spikevax™ XBB.1.5 (Moderna) 

Novavax XBB 1.5 vaccine eligibility chart

Novavax Nuvaxodid XBB 1.5 manual

COVID-19 vaccine guidance for internationally vaccinated clients

Routine Vaccines

Diphtheria and tetanus-containing vaccines
Hib vaccine
Hepatitis vaccines
Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine
Immune globulins (HBIg, Ig, RabIg, TIg)
Influenza vaccines
Meningococcal vaccines
MMR and MMRV vaccines
Monoclonal antibodies (palivizumab)
Monkeypox and Smallpox vaccines
Pneumococcal vaccines
Polio vaccine
Rabies vaccine
Rotavirus vaccine
Travel vaccines
Varicella vaccine
Zoster vaccine
October 2023
9 Documentation guidelines August 2016
10 Planning, evaluation and off-site clinics March 2011
11 Immunization work plans (contact your manager for this section) February 2012
12 Anaphylaxis October 2023
13 Adverse events following immunization
AEFI User Guide with FAQs
July 2021
July 2021
14 Principles of immunology March 2011



Blood and body fluid exposure management

Additional resources for professionals

July 2018



If you have questions about the Yukon immunization manual, call 867-332-1179.

In person: 305 Jarvis Street – 2nd Floor in Whitehorse. 

Our office is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Closed from noon until 1 p.m., Saturdays, Sundays and statutory holidays.

Government of Yukon
Health & Social Services, Government of Yukon
Box 2703
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6