Influenza Immunization

The 2017/18 Influenza Immunization Program will begin October 23, 2017.

Influenza immunizations will be offered, 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!

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The Facts About Influenza

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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

NOTE: Influenza Data for the upcoming 2017/18 season will be posted, weekly, starting early November 2017.

2016/17 Influenza Season
Final Report for 2016/17 Season

  Alberta Total South Zone Calgary Zone Central Zone Edmonton Zone North Zone
Doses of influenza vaccine administered 1,171,825 * 90,273 491,931 106,934 389,918 92,672
Laboratory confirmed cases of Influenza A 3,793* 278 1,512 552 1,089 361
Laboratory confirmed cases of Influenza B 701* 83 239 93 180 106
Number of Albertans admitted to hospital and have lab confirmed influenza 1,653* 126 610 180 611 125
Number of Albertans deceased who had lab confirmed influenza 64* 7 19 11 20 7

*The numbers listed in the Alberta-wide column are the final numbers, as validated by Alberta Health.  No further updates to be provided for the 2016/17 season.

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