Flu Shot Info

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18 October 2021

Influenza vaccination

The flu shot is recommended for everyone 6 months and older. Immunization against the flu will be important this fall with other respiratory illnesses also circulating in our communities. The flu shot helps to protect individual, family and community health and prevents increases in flu-related hospital visits.

You can get the free flu shot from:
• Your primary healthcare provider
• Participating pharmacies
• Public health community clinics

Flu shots will be widely available through participating pharmacies and primary care providers in the coming weeks. Get your flu shot as soon as it is available to you.

For those who are interested in getting the flu shot at a public health community clinic, here’s how:

Sault Ste. Marie and area

Starting October 13, 2021, at 9:00 a.m., Sault Ste. Marie and area residents, those aged 65 and older and families with children 5 and under can book an appointment for a community clinic being held in October. To book an appointment please call 705-541-7370. Phone lines open at 9:00 am on October 13, 2021.

Starting Monday, October 18, appointments will open for November and December for any age through an online booking system or by calling 705-541-7370.

Blind River and area

Appointments are now available. To book an appointment for a community clinic please call 705-356-2551 ext. 5010.

Wawa and area

Appointments are now available. To book an appointment for a community clinic please call 705-856-7208.

Elliot Lake and area

To book an appointment for a community clinic please call the Elliot Lake Family Health Team at appointment 705-461-8882.

Learn more about the flu shot at www.alogomapublichealth.com under disease and illness tab

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