2017 Influenza Immunization Options

Please bring your Health Card with you!

 

Community Clinic Pharmacy

The influenza vaccine is available at the Community Clinic Downtown Pharmacy beginning October 30 for those ages 9 and older to any member of the community whether or not they are a patient of a Saskatoon Community Clinic Physician or Nurse Practitioner.  The Pharmacy staff encourages you to make an appointment during the first two weeks of immunization availability.  Walk-ins will also be accepted pending the Pharmacist’s availability.  Call 306-664-4277 to make an appointment.

Downtown Clinic Patients

Commencing October 30, Downtown Clinic patients 6 months of age or older may drop in for influenza immunization from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm at the Mel Langer Building, 424 – 1st Avenue North, on the following dates:

Monday, October 30

Tuesday, October 31

Wednesday, November 1

Wednesday, November 8

Thursday, November 9

After November 13, appointments can be made with the Appointment Nurse at the Downtown Clinic by phoning (306) 652-0300.

Westside Clinic Patients

Commencing October 23, Westside Clinic patients may drop in for influenza immunization anytime Westside Clinic is open.  Patients must be 6 months of age or older.

Public Health Locations

Public Health will be providing free influenza immunization clinics at locations throughout the Saskatoon Health Region.  Information about times, dates, and locations are available on the following websites:

www.4flu.ca, www.saskatoonhealthregion.ca  or www.saskatchewan.ca

For your safety, you will be asked to wait 15 minutes after your flu vaccine to ensure there is no reaction.

Influenza Vaccine is Most Important for:

  • Persons with chronic health conditions or severe obesity.
  • Residents of Long-Term Care Homes, Personal Care Homes, and other Chronic Care Facilities.
  • Adults 65 years of age or older.
  • Pregnant women in all trimesters, members of households expecting babies, households and close contacts of babies younger than 6 months of age.
  • Children 6 months to 59 months of age (under 5 years).
  • Individuals providing regular childcare to children under the age of 5 years either in or out of the home.
  • Caregivers and close contacts of individuals at high risk.
  • Healthcare workers and volunteers.
  • Persons who work with poultry or hogs.
  • Health Sciences students (human and animal).

Get your immunization early so you are protected for the entire flu season!

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