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Why Do We Need A New Flu Shot Every Year?

Did you know?????

Every year millions of Canadians become infected with the flu, usually in late fall to early spring. Some people are only mildly affected, while others get very sick. Some may develop serious complications, such as pneumonia. Some will need to be hospitalized.

 Each year:

 Who is most at risk?

Protect yourself

The best way to protect yourself and those around you is by getting the flu vaccine. 

It is important to get immunized every year.

You play an important role in preventing the spread of influenza. You have an opportunity to teach clients about prevention practices, such as hand washing, coughing and sneezing etiquette, and what to do if they become ill with influenza.

Get your flu shot late fall (October to December) to ensure the vaccine lasts for the entire season.)

Where to Get the Flu Vaccine?

Let’s all do our part to prevent the spread of flu.