It’s flu season and it’s time to get your free shot.
“The flu can be more than just an inconvenience,” said Dr. Bunmi Fatoye, Medical Officer of Health with the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA). “Everyone should get the flu shot to protect themselves and others this season.”
This years flu vaccine protects against four strains of the virus. The vaccine will be available through public clinics hosted by the WRHA starting Tuesday, October 25, 2016.
From October 25 to 27, 2016 the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority will be offering the Influenza vaccine at the following locations:
|St. James, Charleswood / Tuxedo||Charleswood United Church, 4820 Roblin Blvd||View details|
|Downtown||Downtown Community Health and Social Services Centre, 755 Portage Ave.||View details|
|Fort Garry||Southlands Community Church, 85 Keslar Rd.||View details|
|Inkster||Access Nor’West, 785 Keewatin Street||View details|
|River East||McIvor Avenue Mennonite Brethren Church, 200 McIvor Ave.||View details|
|River Heights||Crescentwood Community Centre, 1170 Corydon Ave.||View details|
|Seven Oaks||Seven Oaks Community Health and Social Services Centre, Unit 3 – 1050 Leila||View details|
|St. Boniface||Notre Dame Recreational Centre, 271 Avenue de la Cathedrale||View details|
|St. Vital||Dakota Community Centre, 1188 Dakota St.||View details|
|Transcona||Canad Inns – Club Regent, 1415 Regent Ave. W.||View details|
Influenza vaccine is also available from primary health care providers, such as family doctors and nurse practitioners, QuickCare Clinics or through public health offices by calling 204-956-SHOT.