To help meet the health needs of the Syrian families who have recently arrived in British Columbia, HealthLink BC has translated the B.C. Immunization Schedule and information about HealthLink BC services into Arabic.

If the health information you are looking for is not available in Arabic or you have additional questions about the information below, you can call us at 8-1-1 for health information and advice.

When you call 8-1-1 you can request health information services in Arabic. After dialing 8-1-1, you will be connected with an English speaking health services navigator. For service in Arabic, ask for an Arabic interpreter, or simply state “Arabic” and an interpreter will join the call. You can call 8-1-1 any time of the day or night, every day of the year.

About HealthLink BC

To learn about the telephone and web-based services that HealthLinkBC offers, click on the link below.

B.C. Immunization Schedule

Immunizations, also known as vaccinations, are important for people of all ages. They help your immune system recognize and quickly kill bacteria and viruses that can cause serious illness or death. For a list of vaccines that are provided free to residents of British Columbia (B.C.), click on the link below.

Last Reviewed: January 2016

Is it an emergency?

If you or someone in your care has chest pains, difficulty breathing, or severe bleeding, it could be a life-threatening emergency. Call 9-1-1 or the local emergency number immediately.
If you are concerned about a possible poisoning or exposure to a toxic substance, call Poison Control now at 1-800-567-8911.

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