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The 2016/17 Influenza Immunization Program begins October 24, 2016.

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

Influenza is serious. Prevention is your protection.

Get immunized this season!

Some pharmacies* and physician offices** also offer influenza vaccine. Please call ahead to your pharmacy* or physician office**, to confirm they are offering influenza vaccine.

* & ** Children less than nine years age must be immunized at an AHS Clinic. Find your local AHS clinic.


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


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

2016/17 Influenza Season
Weekly* Report #2 (October 20/16)

Alberta Total South Zone Calgary Zone Central Zone Edmonton Zone North Zone
Laboratory confirmed cases of Influenza A*** 51 8 30 4 2 7
Laboratory confirmed cases of Influenza B*** 9 2 2 0 4 1
Number of Albertans admitted to hospital and have lab confirmed influenza*** 25 1 19 1 2 2
Number of Albertans deceased who had lab confirmed influenza*** 0 0 0 0 0 0

*Immunization data will be added weekly on Thursdays starting November 3, 2016.

***Cumulative total August 28, 2016 – October 15, 2016.

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