Flu season is here and so are the flu shots.
On average twelve thousand Canadians are hospitalized with the flu and thirty-five hundred deaths occur each year from the flu and its symptoms.
The virus can seriously affect young children, the elderly, pregnant women, and those living with chronic health conditions.
Flu clinics are running today, at the Cormorant Health Centre from 1 to 6 p.m., and again on the 7th, and 14th.
The clinic at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 19 will run this Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Clinics will also be set up at the Roy H. Johnston Arena on October 26th and November 6th from 10 to 6 p.m., and then at the Primary Health Center on November 4th from 10 to 4 p.m.
The Northern Health Region is hosting their AGM on Wednesday at 12 p.m., the event will take place online for details on the event and flu clinics running go to northernhealthregion.com.