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Seasonal Flu

  • Seasonal Flu is a respiratory illness caused by the influenza virus
  • Studies show that getting the flu vaccine reduces illness and spread to others
  • Unless your Doctor advises otherwise, it is recommended that everyone from 6 months and older should have the flu vaccine
  • It is necessary to receive the vaccine annually as the flu virus can vary from year to year and the vaccine is now available
  • The flu vaccine is free if you live in Alberta and is offered by AHS clinics, through local pharmacies and family doctor’s offices in all areas of the city
  • For further information, please call 811 for a clinic near you