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Influenza Immunization

The 2016/17 Influenza Immunization Program will begin in later October 2016.

Vaccine will be offered, free of charge, to all Albertans six months of age and older.

Full details and clinic schedules will be available on this page, starting September 30th.

Please come back September 30th onward, for your influenza season information.

Public

Public - Influenza Immunization

As the best defence against influenza infection & illness, influenza immunization is recommended, annually, for all Albertans six months of age and older.

Employers

Workplace Influenza Immunization: Employer Information Package

Please review the following information package before faxing your completed and signed agreement form. Choose the information package appropriate to your location:

Influenza Data

2015/16 Influenza Season
Final Report (June 16/16)

NOTE: This report is the final report for the 2015/16 Influenza Season. Weekly data updates will be posted again, for the 2016/17 season, starting late October 2016.

Alberta Total South Zone Calgary Zone Central Zone Edmonton Zone North Zone
Doses of influenza vaccine administered 1,146,569** 88,172* 467,942* 105,872* 384,723* 99,860*
Laboratory confirmed cases of Influenza A*** 3,710 272 1,164 525 1,164 585
Laboratory confirmed cases of Influenza B*** 1,601 154 529 249 409 260
Number of Albertans admitted to hospital and have lab confirmed influenza*** 1,698 128 571 202 594 203
Number of Albertans deceased who had lab confirmed influenza*** 62 5 29 5 17 6

*Total doses administered by AHS Public Health, Pharmacists and Physicians as of April 30, 2016, and AHS non-Public Health and other non-AHS community providers as of March 31, 2016.

** Total includes all totals listed under Zone columns, plus zero doses in unknown zone.

***Cumulative total August 30, 2015 – June 11, 2016.

2015-16 AHS Employee Influenza Immunization Rates by Workplace Location - FINAL - May 5, 2016

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Health Professionals

If you are a health professional, please visit our Influenza Information for Health Professionals section.