Interior health will be holding a flu clinic at the Malakwa School Library on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Drop in, bring your Care Card with you. For more information contact your local public health office or call the flu line at (250) 836-4869 or visit www.interiorhealth.ca
Flu shots are offered free of charge to:
*People 65 years and older.
* Children 6 – 59 months of age.Children and adults with chronic health conditions and their household contacts.
*Children and adolescents (6 months to 18 year) with conditions treated for long periods of time with (Asprin/ASA) and their household contacts.
*Children and adults who are very obese.
*Household contacts and caregivers of infants and children 0-59 month of age.
*People who work with live poultry.
*Health care and other providers in facilities and community settings who are capable of transmitting influenza disease to those at high risk of influenza complications.
*People who provide essential community services (First Responders, Corrections Workers.)
The flu (influenza) is highly contagious. Getting your flu shots protects you and those around you – at home, school and work