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Influenza Immunization

Good health isn't contagious. Influenza is.

Chances are, you'll be exposed to influenza this season.

Influenza immunization is your best protection against illness.

Protect yourself. Protect others. Get immunized.

Influenza immunization will be available, to all Albertans six months of age and older, starting Tuesday, October 20, 2015.

Detailed clinic schedules available now.

Passion for Health Blog - A perspective on immunization, by Dr. Musto

Influenza data prompts immunization reminder (January 14, 2016)

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Influenza Champs of Alberta

More Albertans were immunized in the 2014/15 season than any previous regular influenza season. Tap to hear why, straight from these Flu Champs, themselves!

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
Weekly Report #15 (Feb 15/16)

Alberta Total South Zone Calgary Zone Central Zone Edmonton Zone North Zone
Doses of influenza vaccine administered 1,079,245** 82,900* 443,139* 100,889* 360,228* 92,086*
Laboratory confirmed cases of Influenza A *** 822 36 189 105 396 96
Laboratory confirmed cases of Influenza B*** 156 6 94 15 30 11
Number of Albertans admitted to hospital and have lab confirmed influenza 231 6 83 22 107 13
Number of Albertans deceased who had lab confirmed influenza*** 7 0 2 0 5 0

* Total doses administered by AHS Public Health, Pharmacists, and Physicians as of January 30, 2016 and AHS non-Public Health and other non-AHS community providers as of December 31, 2015.

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

*** Cumulative total August 30, 2015 – January 30, 2016.

2015-16 AHS Employee Influenza Immunization Rates by Workplace Location - January 4, 2016

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Health Professionals

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