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Frequently asked questions about colds and the flu - Harvard

Since we are in/entering cold/flu season, I thought this was some timely information from Harvard HealthBeat. I hope you make it through the entire season without needing any of the tips. 469 more words

Flu Shot

Free flu vaccinations start next week

Flu season is just around the corner, and on Friday the province announced the publicly-funded flu vaccine will be offered starting October 23.

The free shot will be offered at public health clinics, participating pharmacies and some physician and nurse practitioner offices. 344 more words


Influenza Can Lead To Dry Eye Says Sharon Kleyne

Sharon Kleyne Encourages Proactive Eye Care Before Flu Season. Nature’s Tears® EyeMist® Soothes Dry Eye Symptoms.

Fall has arrived and with it comes influenza—the threat of the flu. 510 more words


Can We Require Our Employees to Have Flu Shots?

Now that flu season is upon us many employers question whether they can require their employees to have a flu shot. As a simple answer, yes, generally employers can require their employees to have a flu shot unless the employee has a religious objection or cannot receive the vaccine due to a disability.  363 more words


All signs point to a bad flu season: Fraser Health

Not the news you want to hear: health officials say it’s shaping up to be a bad flu season.

Fraser Health medical health officer Dr. Aamir Bharmal said what’s happening in Australia and New Zealand could be a sign of a tough flu season ahead. 98 more words


Guelph health officials bracing for nasty flu season

Despite having received no reports of flu cases yet, Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph (WDG) Public Health says they are gearing up for a nasty flu season.

The flu is very unpredictable, however, the flu season in the southern hemisphere has been particularly nasty this year. 281 more words


Is The Flu Shot Right For Your Child?

Many people are skeptical about getting the flu shot themselves, let alone taking their child to get one. While there is a remote chance of your child having a negative reaction to the flu shot, the pros far outweigh the cons when it comes to the vaccine. 359 more words

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