Northwest Territories - Criteria for RSV Prophylaxis

Premature babies born less than 32 weeks gestation and are less than 6 months of age on December 1. 

1.

Premature babies born 33-35 weeks gestation born on or after October 31 should have  RSV risk assessment done by a NICU staff or the baby's community doctor.

2.

Premature babies born in isolated communities on or after October 31 should have RSV risk assessment done by a NICU staff or the baby's community doctor.

3.

Other medical conditions, for example, severe chronic lung disease, congenital heart disease, down syndrome, please speak to your health care provider.

4.

Season Starts: Depending on RSV activity in the community

Doses Allowed: 5

Communications

Health and Social Services

P.O. Box 1320

Yellowknife, NT X1A 2L9

Phone 867-767-9052, ext. 49034

hsscommunications@gov.nt.ca

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