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Oct
10

Flu Shots

**As of October 10, 2017 we have flu shots available for eligible patients.**

Who is eligible to receive a free shot?

  • People 65 years of age or older
  • Any residents of nursing homes or other chronic care facilities
  • Adults and children with chronic health care conditions
  • Children and adolescents treated for long periods with acetylsalicylic acid (Asprin)
  • Children aged 6 months to 17 years
  • All pregnant women
  • People working with live poultry or swine
  • Inmates of correctional facilities
  • Aboriginal peoples
  • Adults who are obese (BMI ≥40)
  • Health care workers
  • Household contacts of people in the high risk groups
  • Household contacts of children aged 0-59 months
  • Those providing regular child care to children aged 0 – 59 months
  • First responders: police, firefighters and ambulance
  • Corrections officers
  • Those providing care or service in potential outbreak settings (e.g. crew ships)

PLEASE BOOK AN APPOINTMENT IN ADVANCE IN ORDER TO ENSURE AVAILABILITY. PLEASE ALSO NOTE THAT IF WE HAVE A VERY LIMITED SUPPLY OF FLU SHOTS AND YOU DO HAVE THE OPTION OF GOING TO YOUR NEAREST PHARMACY TO GET A FLU SHOT!