Child Health FAQs
What is the physical address for the Child Health, School Health and Travel Clinics?
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Child & School Health physical address is: Child and School Health, 67 Victoria Street, Hamilton HM 12 Travel Clinic is located in the same area as the School Clinic. Read More
Does Child Health accept online payment?
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No, Child Health does not accept online payment. Read More
Is there a cost for Child Health services?
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There is a minimal charge for medicationSelected vaccinesThere is no consultation fee associated with the visit, and all other services are free of charge. Read More
What method of payment does Child Health Clinic accept?
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Child Health Clinic accepts Cash, Credit Cards/ Bank Cards, or Cheques. Read More
Who is most at risk of polio?
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Children under five years of age are most at risk for polio. Travelers going to places where polio is reported may be at risk for polio. Read More
Who should get polio vaccine and when?
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IPV is routinely given to infants beginning at 2 months of age as a combination vaccine. Children get 5 doses at these ages: 2 months, 4 months, 6 months, and boosters at 18 months and 5 years. Parents / guardians are encouraged to follow the B... Read More
Should I be concerned if there is a case of VDPV in Bermuda?
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VDPVs can cause outbreaks in countries where vaccine coverage with OPV is low. Because OPV has not been used in Bermuda since the early 2000s and vaccine coverage with IPV is high, it is unlikely that any vaccine-derived poliovirus (VDPV) would becom... Read More
Who is eligible to attend clinics? Can unemployed or uninsured adults be seen?
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For Child and School Health Clinics, persons up to 21 years of age may attend. For the Travel Clinic, unemployed or uninsured adults may attend, or anyone needing immunizations required for travel. Clients with unexplained rash or eye infections... Read More
Do you offer the tuberculosis screening test and when is it available?
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We do not usually administer TB testing at the Travel Clinic. We only administer vaccinations / immunizations for travel abroad. Read More
My child is going abroad to school and will be staying in a dorm. The school requires my child to be screen for TB. Also, do you offer the meningococcal vaccine and when can they come in?
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Your child may come in either on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday for the Tuberculosis screening and when he/she returns 2 days later to have it read, he/she can then receive the shot for Meningitis. Read More
Can a sick baby be brought in during the School Clinic?
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Yes, sick children can be bought in during the School Clinic and will be triaged by the clinic nurse. Read More