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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: December 7, 2017

  Alberta Total South Zone Calgary Zone Central Zone Edmonton Zone North Zone
Doses of influenza vaccine administered 1,004,537* 79,219** 416,015** 93,963** 338,247** 77,073**
Laboratory confirmed cases of Influenza A*** 1,448**** 89 710 181 261 172
Laboratory confirmed cases of Influenza B*** 324***** 17 215 49 21 18
Laboratory confirmed cases of Influenza; Strain not-yet-known *** 0 0 0 0 0 0
Number of Albertans admitted to hospital and have lab confirmed influenza*** 459 22 277 35 91 34
Number of Albertans deceased who had lab confirmed influenza*** 8 1 6 0 1 0

*  Total includes all totals listed under Zone columns, plus 20 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 December 02, 2017.

*** Cumulative total August 28, 2017 – December 02, 2017.

**** Total includes all totals listed under Zone columns, plus 35 cases not yet assigned to a Zone.

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

Staff Influenza Immunization Rate (2017/18 Season)

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