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Victorian resources - 12Title: A reminder for parents about immunisation
Summary: It's not only babies, toddlers and children who need to be immunised against common childhood illnesses - parents, grandparents and carers do too. You could unwittingly give a serious illness to your child if your immunisation status is not kept up-to-date.
Title: Adolescent Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis (Whooping Cough) - Year 10 school based immunisation program
Summary: This resource includes some brief information about the above conditions and the school-based immunisation program as well as a consent form which needs to be completed by parents or guardians.
Title: Chickenpox (varicella)
Title: Diphtheria & tetanus
Title: Diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (adult/adolescent)
Title: Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough) and poliomyelitis (polio)
Title: Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough) and poliomyelitis (polio) and haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)
Title: Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)
Title: Hepatitis B (infants)
Title: Hepatitis B Vaccine - Year 7 School-based Immunisation Program
Summary: This resource provides information about hepatitis B and the Year 7 school-based immunisation program. It includes a consent form that needs to be completed by parents or guardians.
Title: Rubella - Facts, Prevention and Treatment
Summary: This document contains information on Rubella, including Facts, Prevention and Treatment
Title: Starting primary school? School entry immunisation status certificates
Summary: Vaccination at four years of age is important. This fact sheet explains the school entry immunisation certificate.
National resources - 1Title: Understanding Childhood Immunisation
Summary: This booklet helps parents make an informed decision about childhood immunisation. It provides information about immunisation, the recommended immunisation schedule and the diseases covered under the schedule. A magnetic copy of the childhood schedule is included on the inside front cover of the schedule. The booklet also provides advice on false reasons for immunisation, what to tell your health care providers when taking your child for immunisation, and eligibility for government benefits.
Other States and Territories - 7Title: Chickenpox vaccination - Year 7 school based immunisation program
Summary: The chickenpox (varicella) vaccine is now offered to all children in Year 7 at school. If your child has already received a chickenpox vaccine or has a reliable history of chickenpox infection, no further doses are required. Please complete the relevant sections on the consent card and return the form to school. The chickenpox vaccine contains modified live virus at a reduced strength and a small amount of the antibiotic, neomycin.
Title: Common reactions to immunisations - what to do
Summary: Chickenpox vaccine Diphtheria/Tetanus vaccine Diphtheria/Tetanus/ Pertussis vaccine Diphtheria/Tetanus/Pertussis/Polio vaccine Hepatitis B vaccine Hib (Haemophilus influenzae Type b) / Hepatitis B vaccine Hib vaccine (Haemophilus influenzae Type b) Human papillomavirus vaccine Influenza vaccine Meningococcal C Vaccine MMR Vaccine (Measles/Mumps/Rubella) Pneumococcal vaccine Polio vaccine Rotavirus vaccine Possible reactions to immunisation What to do should reactions occur
Title: Injections for newborn babies - why they're important
Summary: A guide to two injections given to newborn babies in hospital. These are an injection of vitamin K to help prevent a serious disorder called Vitamin K Deficiency Bleeding, and an injection to immunise the baby against hepatitis B.
Title: Pre-immunisation checklist
Summary: Before any immunisation takes place, the doctor or nurse must ask you if: You have read this information You understand this information You need more information to decide whether or not to proceed
Title: Protecting your daughter from cervical cancer
Summary: Factsheet for parents about the National Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine Program. Contains questions and answers about HPV, the vaccine, vaccine side effects and eligibility for the national program.
Title: Travelling to Saudi Arabia for the Hajj
Summary: This fact sheet provides immunisation information for people travelling to Saudi Arabia for the Hajj.
Title: Why do children need immunisation?
Summary: This fact sheet provides information on why immunisation is important for children and at what ages vaccines are given.