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Flu shots remain effective against flu; be sure to get yours

By Teresa Foo, MD, MPH
Medical Consultant
Divisions of Immunization and Acute Disease Epidemiology

While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says nasal spray influenza vaccine should not be used during the 2016-17 season, there should be a sufficient amount of injectable vaccine available.   496 more words

Community Health

Flu vaccination clinic opens in Lethbridge

It’s that time of the year again: flu season. The province kicked off its influenza vaccine campaign this week and on Tuesday, the first open public clinic in Lethbridge was held. 368 more words


Near-fatal bout with H1N1 spurs Edmonton teacher to promote flu shot

A young Edmonton teacher is speaking out about her close call with the flu in hopes of encouraging people not planning to get a flu shot to change their minds. 631 more words


This year's flu season and flu vaccine: your questions answered

By Daliah Wachs, MD, FAAFP

Flu season has begun and this year will be different from those past as the CDC has made multiple new recommendations and different options available for the public.   739 more words


Healthy Winter Season

Contagious viruses are actives year round, but in the fall and winter we are the most vulnerable to them. People spend more time indoors during this time with other people and there’s a lot of cold weather. 456 more words

Healthcare Docs & Tips

Saskatchewan gets ready for flu season with free immunization clinics

Flu season will soon be underway and Saskatchewan is opening free vaccination clinics across the province for residents six months and older.

Starting on Oct. 31, the flu vaccine will be available at public health clinics across the province. 326 more words


My Toddler has the Flu

It all started on Tuesday with a runny nose.  What kid doesn’t have a runny nose this time of year?

By Thursday morning she had this loud, loose cough – but still acted just like any 2 year old… getting in trouble, sassing, laughing, running and playing.   915 more words