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Community Advisory - 2011-12 Flu Clinics

Infuenza immunization is still available in Sun Country Health Region. Anyone wanting a flu  shot should contact their local public health office to make an appointment.

To make an appointment for a flu shot, call your local public health office at:

  • Weyburn Public Health -  842-8618
  • Carlyle Public Health   -   453-6131
  • Redvers Health Centre - 452-3464
  • Coronach residents -      267-5705
  • Oxbow Public Health  -    483-2313
  • Kipling Public Health  -      736-2522
  • Radville Public Health -     869-2555
  • Estevan Public Health -    637-3626

Four child flu clinics also are scheduled for the Community Health Services Building from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 17; Tuesday, Jan. 31, and Tuesday, Feb. 28. An appointment is required for these clinics. Please call 842-8618.

Influenza vaccine is highly recommended for:

  • adults 65 years and older
  • persons with chronic health conditions including but not limited to: lung and heart disease, asthma, diabetes, neurological conditions, cancer, kidney disease
  • children on long term aspirin therapy
  • pregnant women in any trimester
  • children from 6 months to 23 months of age (under 2)
  • persons with severe obesity
  • residents of a nursing home or other care facility

Groups recommended for vaccination to protect those at higher risk include:

  • household and close contacts of persons who are in the risk groups above
  • household and close contacts of infants less than 6 months of age
  • members of households expecting newborns
  • child and day care workers who care for children younger than 2 years of age in and out of the home
  • persons who work with poultry or hogs
  • all health care employees and volunteers
  • health science students (human and animal health )

Immunizations for Children Aged 6 months to less than 9 years of age:
Influenza vaccine will be provided from October 11, 2011 to February 29, 2012 to children who are 6 months to under 9 years of age at the time of immunization. For those children, aged 6 months to under 9 years of age receiving their first influenza immunization, a second dose is required one month later and this will be available until March 31, 2012.
Please check with your local Public Health Office for clinic dates for these children.

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