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Influenza Immunization

The 2017/18 Influenza Immunization Program is ongoing.

Influenza immunizations are available, free of charge, to all Albertans six months of age and older, through AHS clinics, pharmacies and physicians.

Plan ahead to arm yourself and your family against influenza this season!

Please note: children less than nine years of age must be immunized at an AHS Clinic. Pharmacists cannot immunize children less than nine years of age.  Find a clinic for your whole family by clicking the button below.

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The Facts About Influenza

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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.

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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

2017/18 Influenza Season

Last updated: November 16, 2017

  Alberta Total South Zone Calgary Zone Central Zone Edmonton Zone North Zone
Doses of influenza vaccine administered 807,628* 65,073** 331,202** 72,121** 276,552** 62,671**
Laboratory confirmed cases of Influenza A*** 478**** 24 264 61 78 35
Laboratory confirmed cases of Influenza B*** 82***** 2 66 4 6 2
Laboratory confirmed cases of Influenza; Strain not-yet-known *** 32 1 17 7 4 3
Number of Albertans admitted to hospital and have lab confirmed influenza*** 178 10 114 11 32 11
Number of Albertans deceased who had lab confirmed influenza*** 4 1 3 0 0 0

* Total includes all totals listed under Zone columns, plus 9 additional doses administered in unknown Zone.

** Total doses administered, in Zone, by AHS Public Health, and Non-AHS Physicians and Non-AHS Pharmacists, combined, as of November 11, 2017.

*** Cumulative total August 28, 2017 – November 11, 2017.

**** Total includes all totals listed under Zone columns, plus 16 cases not yet assigned to a Zone.

***** Total includes all totals listed under Zone columns, plus two cases not yet assigned to a Zone.

Staff Influenza Immunization Rate (2017/18 Season)

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