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Child Flu Vaccine Day

Picture the scene, yesterday me and the three arrived at the village medical surgery and the boys had each found a chair to sit down on nicely. 563 more words


"You want to get it now:" Health officials urge you to get a flu shot

MILWAUKEE (WITI) — It’s easy to make excuses not to get a flu shot, but Milwaukee Health Department Medical Director Geoffrey Swain says now is the time to get one. 299 more words


Nova Scotia flu shot campaign focuses on expectant mothers

HALIFAX – Pregnant women are the focus of this year’s flu shot campaign in Nova Scotia, which officially kicked off Tuesday.

Provincial Health Minister Leo Glavine, who rolled up his sleeve to get his own flu shot at a media event, said pregnant women often feel getting immunized is not the right choice for their fetus. 692 more words


By nasal spray or needle, Calgarians turn out in force for free flu vaccine

Calgarians lined up at clinics across the city Monday to get the first of more than two million doses of influenza vaccine the Alberta government has purchased for this flu season. 267 more words


'We have the capacity': Alberta health official on flu vaccination program

WATCH ABOVE: Immunization clinics are now open across Alberta. As Tom Vernon reports, health officials hope to see a big jump in the number of people getting the shot. 462 more words


The Flu Wants YOU!

According to the CDC, “Children younger than 5 years of age are at high risk of serious flu-related complications. It’s estimated that more than 20,000 children younger than 5 years old are hospitalized due to flu complications each year in the United States. 760 more words