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Influenza Immunization

The 2017/18 Influenza Immunization Program is now over.

Seasonal influenza immunizations will again be offered, for the 2018/19 influenza season, starting late October 2018. Be sure to get immunized again next season. Visit ahs.ca/influenza for more info, available in early fall 2018.

NOTE: if your child still requires his or her second dose of influenza vaccine for the 2017/18 influenza season, call your local public health office or community health centre to arrange for an appointment.

The Facts About Influenza

Get the facts on why you should get immunized.

We Did

Albertans across the province are doing their part to stop the spread of influenza. We Did

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

Final Report for 2017/18 Influenza Season

NOTE: Influenza Data for the upcoming 2018/19 season will be posted, weekly, starting November 2018.

  Alberta Total South Zone Calgary Zone Central Zone Edmonton Zone North Zone
Doses of influenza vaccine administered 1,229,350* 92,391** 525,652** 112,629** 406,229** 92,449**
Laboratory confirmed cases of Influenza A*** 5,667 417 2,026 867 1,489 818
Laboratory confirmed cases of Influenza B*** 3,402 214 1,317 531 820 495
Number of Albertans admitted to hospital and have lab confirmed influenza*** 3,047 192 1,120 383 1,029 323
Number of patients who died in hospital and had lab confirmed influenza*** 92 7 32 21 22 10

*Total includes all totals listed under Zone columns.

**Total doses administered in Zone, by AHS Public Health, Non-AHS Physicians and Non-AHS Pharmacists, First Nations Inuit Health Branch, other AHS non-public health and other non-AHS community providers from October 2017 to April 30, 2018.

*** Cumulative total August 28, 2017 – June 23, 2018.

This data is considered preliminary until confirmed by Alberta Health's final annual influenza report.

Staff Influenza Immunization Rate (2017/18 Season)

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