Recommend a Hep B Booster in Some High-Risk Patients
You'll get more questions about which patients need a hepatitis B vaccine booster...as long-term efficacy becomes clearer.
Continue to follow your provincial immunization schedule for routine and booster hepatitis B vaccination.
Routine vaccination. Explain the hep B vaccine can be given to infants in a 3-dose series as part of a combo vaccine (Infanrix hexa)...or to kids on its own in a 2- or 3-dose series, depending on the vaccine (Engerix-B Pediatric, Recombivax HB Pediatric).