- The Health Unit's 2016 community flu shot schedule is now available. CLICK HERE
- The flu vaccine will be widely available in the community once again; health care providers, pharmacies and through the Health Unit.
- Please note that pharmacies can only give the flu shot to those who 5 years of age and older. A Health Card is also needed to get a flu shot at the pharmacy.
Influenza, or more commonly known as "the flu", is a serious, acute respiratory illness that can lead to pneumonia. It is caused by a virus.
Immunization helps strengthen your body's natural immune response against the flu. The flu shot stimulates your immune system to build antibodies against the virus, making it stronger and ready to fight off the flu.
ThunderBayFlu.ca has a lot of information on the flu. Use the tabs on the top and on the left to navigate through the site for news and information about the flu.
You can also visit the provincial website (click the image below) to learn more about the flu.