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1. I know I'm going to need an immunization record eventually, but my Dad contacted my doctor and he said they had none since the last shot I was given by them was in 1994. My doctor does know which shots I had though apparently, so he said he would write them down, but since there is no record, I guess he doesn't know the exact dates.

2. I got a Tetanus shot about 3 years ago at a clinic because I stepped on a piece of glass. The clinic has moved (it was an Appletree one.) Would they (I guess I'd have to try figuring out where the new location is) have a record of this one shot?

3. My Dad said that he found out (or heard, or something) that the government keeps a record of immunizations. Is this true, and if so, how can I obtain that?

4. If it's not possible to get one or any of these records, what do I bring with me to my medical examation and especially interview? Am I going to get a new record after the medical exam?

5. Is it worth it to get new shots before the medical examination, and if so which shots should I get of the ones I will hopefully be able to figure out that I don't have? My Dad said something about the Influenza one not making sense to get in the summer... (I think)

THANKS.

Edited by melytha

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February 25, 2008 - CSC finally acknowledges receiving RFE

February 27, 2008 - I-485 APPROVED!

February 27, 2008 - Online case status: notice mailed welcoming new permanent resident.

March 3, 2008 - Received welcome letter

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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Canada
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Ask your doctor to do antibody titres for you so at least you have a "date" to accompany the proof that you are immune. They don't need to know exactly when they were done, just evidence of childhood immunizations for Tetanus Diphtheria and evidence that you are immune to the others. Antibody titres are covered under OHIP.

These are the following age-appropriate ones 18-64: http://www.panelphysicians.com/Pages/Age6.htm

Public health departments are supposed to keep records on hand, but they didn't have mine.

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2007-06-05: AOS interview letter date

2007-06-13: AOS interview letter received in mail

2007-07-03: EAD card production ordered

2007-07-07: EAD card received! (yay!)

2007-08-23: AOS interview (Documents / Interview review)

2007-08-23: Green card production ordered!!!

2007-08-24: Welcome notice mailed!

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Hi i'm the canadian posting this time, I think the local health unit would have your records since they need to have all your information from the first day you started school at the age of 4 or 5 and they usually keep it on file may take them abit to find your file if they havent transfered it all to computers yet but would think they should have it since they are pretty fast to send me notices to when my kids get their shots and i dont send them a copy right away.


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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Canada
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I was told that public health (in Toronto) destroyed mine after I turned 18. My doctor requested them to search for me and nothing came up.


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See the comments section in my timeline for full details of my K3 dates, transfers and touches. Also see my Vancouver consulate review and my POE review.

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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Canada
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I went to my local Health Unit, they no longer had my records.

I just went to the Medicentre and told the Doctor I needed to get a Titres test. He sent me to the Lab to get one. They will check for Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Tetnus. My results came back and I showed low on a few things. I went back to health unit and had all my shots redone. I went for another Titres a few days ago and am waiting for the new results.

When you go for your Medical the Doctor will take Oral Testimony if you have had Chicken Pox.

If you are unsure where your records would be, you can always try phoning the Junior High School you went to. Did you get your shots at school? They will know who does the shots and where they go.

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i was able to get mine from my local health unit. however, i was told that the only reason they had them on file was because my parents submitted them to the health unit 'back in the day'. had they not submitted them, i would have NOT been on file. i think it was strongly suggested to submit them .. but not manditory.

that place should have a record of that one shot you recieved a few years ago ... ...

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is it our yellow immunization card we need to get changed over to something else for the medical i have mine from when i was a baby till present and same for my kids


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Hi i'm the canadian posting this time, I think the local health unit would have your records since they need to have all your information from the first day you started school at the age of 4 or 5 and they usually keep it on file may take them abit to find your file if they havent transfered it all to computers yet but would think they should have it since they are pretty fast to send me notices to when my kids get their shots and i dont send them a copy right away.

THANK YOU! I did some googling and came up with http://ottawa.ca/residents/health/conditio...n/index_en.html and called the number on there. Unfortunately I was calling from Skype and I don't think the reception was completely clear so I felt like I was yelling at a couple of points (lol! poor lady) but I was able to get across my birthdate and most of my name (she just thought I said ''r'' instead of ''l'' or something like that) and then she told me they had a partial record and asked me where I wanted her to send it to me. So at least that's something, and hopefully even though she says it's just a partial record, it's still most of the shots I got (esp. since the last one was in 1994!) Anyway, thanks!


March 6, 2007 - I-129F package sent

March 21, 2007 - I-129F NOA2

October 17, 2007 - K1 interview - approved

October 19, 2007 - K1 arrived in mail

October 21, 2007 - US entry

October 23, 2007 - Wedding day

November 27, 2007 - AOS, EAD, AP package sent

December 7, 2007 - Received all 3 NOA's for AOS, AP & EAD

December 10, 2007 - Received letter for biometrics appointment

January 2, 2008 - I-485 transferred to California

January 3, 2008 - Biometrics

January 16, 2008 - RFE for I-485

January 22, 2008 - RFE for I-485 arrived

January 23, 2008 - AP approved

January 25, 2008 - Case status finally updated: AP approved January 23!

January 31, 2008 - EAD card production ordered

February 2, 2008 - AP arrived in mail

February 5, 2008 - Sending a letter/RFE to CSC

February 5, 2008 - EAD card production ordered (again?!)

February 7, 2008 - RFE/letter arrived at CSC

February 7, 2008 - EAD approval sent

February 9, 2008 - EAD card received, dated January 23rd!

February 25, 2008 - CSC finally acknowledges receiving RFE

February 27, 2008 - I-485 APPROVED!

February 27, 2008 - Online case status: notice mailed welcoming new permanent resident.

March 3, 2008 - Received welcome letter

March 3, 2008 - I-485 approval letter sent

March 6, 2008 - Green card arrived in mail.

November 2009 - Removal of conditions...

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all the shots you need if you are between the ages of 18-64 are Tetanus, MMR and Chicken Pox and HEP B if you are 19 are younger....

if you are not sure if you have them you can get some anti-body tests done on your blood....


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Just me,

This thing is going to kill me. The doctor I have took over from my previous one. I emailed the office, because they refuse to answer the phone, everything must be done over the internet, and requested my immunization record and my titres test.

WELL!!!!!!!!!!

"We don't have any of your immunizations here at our office."

Isn't that a kick in the pants?? :wacko:

Thank to Marilyn and Misa for her link, I printed it off, and I suppose I'm just going to get all the boosters *sigh*, it will be pushing a titres test for April 16th right now.


2006/11/29 : I-129F Sent

2006/12/12: I-129F NOA1 (Receipt)

2007/02/22: I-129F NOA2 (Approved)

2007/03/06: Package Left From NVC

2007/03/21: Rec Instructions (Pkt 3)

2007/03/27: Pkt 3 sent to Montreal Consulate

2007/03/28: Pkt 3 rec. @ Montreal Consulate

2007/04/12: Entered into system

2007/04/19: Medical

2007/07/25: Phone call, interview Aug/Sept. Email, at least 6 months for interview

2007/08/01: Phone call, 5-7 months

2007/08/08: Phone call. INTERVIEW

2007/08/16: Interview letter arrives.

2007/09/03: My baby girl leaves for Trent University

2007/09/12: Interview@8:15 APPROVED

2007/09/19: Visa received in hand

2007/10/08: POE Sarnia/Port Huron

2007/10/09: Home

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I had my doc do an antibody titres test but the lab messed up the results and tested only for Rubella and not MMR and Td ... damn lab. My medical was scheduled in 4 days so I could not wait another 2 weeks to do another test I ended up just getting the shots which cost $60 all in all and it was given in 2 days with a record given from the doctors office.

Lance

Just me,

This thing is going to kill me. The doctor I have took over from my previous one. I emailed the office, because they refuse to answer the phone, everything must be done over the internet, and requested my immunization record and my titres test.

WELL!!!!!!!!!!

"We don't have any of your immunizations here at our office."

Isn't that a kick in the pants?? :wacko:

Thank to Marilyn and Misa for her link, I printed it off, and I suppose I'm just going to get all the boosters *sigh*, it will be pushing a titres test for April 16th right now.


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NOA : 2007-09-25

Biometrics : 2007-12-13

EAD card prod : 2007-12-13

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EAD card prod : 2007-12-18

EAD approved mailed : 2007-12-21

EAD in Hand : 2007-12-24 (Awesome Christmas Present)

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My husband just went to a walk-in clinic last night, they gave him the MMR and TD, he was done in less than 1/2 hour and it was free :) They gave him an immunization record on the spot.

We were going to get the titres done, but he waited so long, and I've heard of people not even having their immunity show up on the titre, so it was easier to just go and get it done in one shot.


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How can nothing be simple.

I finally got ahold of the doctor's office to make an appt for that MMR and tetanus. They WILL not do the MMR, becauussssssssssse...........I had them as a child, mandatory, but they won't put that in writing, they won't give me another one and if I want to wait a "FEW" weeks, they could do another titres test, UGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHh


2006/11/29 : I-129F Sent

2006/12/12: I-129F NOA1 (Receipt)

2007/02/22: I-129F NOA2 (Approved)

2007/03/06: Package Left From NVC

2007/03/21: Rec Instructions (Pkt 3)

2007/03/27: Pkt 3 sent to Montreal Consulate

2007/03/28: Pkt 3 rec. @ Montreal Consulate

2007/04/12: Entered into system

2007/04/19: Medical

2007/07/25: Phone call, interview Aug/Sept. Email, at least 6 months for interview

2007/08/01: Phone call, 5-7 months

2007/08/08: Phone call. INTERVIEW

2007/08/16: Interview letter arrives.

2007/09/03: My baby girl leaves for Trent University

2007/09/12: Interview@8:15 APPROVED

2007/09/19: Visa received in hand

2007/10/08: POE Sarnia/Port Huron

2007/10/09: Home

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Good day!

I have not been able to get my immunization records either....apparently they throw them away after a certain period of time. So I just called Public Health here in Saskatchewan and I now have an appt to get my shots done for FREE!!! Now this is the ONE good thing that has happed lately. I'm still waiting on my passport........... :( so of course that is my biggest worry. I guess I just don't get why the Medical Doctor needs a passport...I'm still in Canada for goodness sakes.

have a good one!

V


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I finally got ahold of the doctor's office to make an appt for that MMR and tetanus. They WILL not do the MMR, becauussssssssssse...........I had them as a child, mandatory, but they won't put that in writing, they won't give me another one and if I want to wait a "FEW" weeks, they could do another titres test, UGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHh

Just because they are mandatory does not mean you had them done. (Which is why US immigration wants proof.) From what I remember, you are to have two rounds of MMR shots when you are a child. I only had record of having the first round done. I got titres done showing that I was immune to Measles and Mumps (I had chicken pox as a child) - but not Rubella - so I had to have an MMR shot anyway.

I would go to a walk-in clinic, tell them you have no record of ever having your MMR shot and that you need it ASAP (along with proof that you've had it done) because you are immigrating to the US and they require it. Explain that you cannot wait "weeks" for the titres/results to come back. I don't think there is any harm in having this shot done (even if you are already immune) since, when I had it done, I was already immune to Measles and Mumps.


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07/27/07 - Received IV Bill

07/30/07 - Mailed IV Bill (Overnight)

07/31/07 - IV Bill @ NVC

08/04/07 - Received I-864 Packet in the mail

08/08/07 - Mailed I-864 (Overnight)

08/29/07 - Mailed DS-230 +documents (Overnight)

09/20/07 - Received RFE (for original docs) -- sent to NVC

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