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April 26th 2018
Should I have my 7- and 9-year-old children vaccinated against tetanus before summer camp? If yes, is it painful?
Karina Savoie Pharmacist
If you followed your children’s immunization schedule, your kids must have had their tetanus shots already. A follow-up vaccine, after the primary vaccination, is usually given to children between 4 and 6 years old. A vaccine is usually only painful as it is being administered. It can cause soreness and redness where the injection was given. Don’t hesitate to speak with our nurse if you need any vaccines!
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