Flu season 2018-19: it’s time to get your ‘flu shot

Woman blowing nose with cold she needs a flu shot

Have you had your flu shot yet? With cases of flu already being reported, the best way to avoid catching influenza this season is to get immunized now. Up to 10% of adults and 30% of children catch flu every year in Canada. In 2017, the Influenza A H3N2 virus strain contributed to a particularly […]

Why get a flu shot?


Every year, flu affects millions of Canadians. For most people who catch the ‘flu (influenza), it is a nasty respiratory infection that keeps them in bed, off work and unable to join in activities for 7 to 10 days. For others, such as young children, older people and those with certain health conditions, flu is a […]