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Seasonal Flu Vaccination & Clinic Dates

Flu Vaccination Schedule - Whitehorse

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Flu Vaccination Schedule - Communities

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Who should get the seasonal flu shot?

The Yukon's Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Brendan Hanley, recommends that all Yukoners receive their seasonal flu vaccine each year.

Seasonal Flu/Immunization Vaccination Facts

  • Maximum protection occurs two weeks after immunization - lasts for six months
  • Side effects do not occur in everyone but can include soreness, redness or swelling where the shot was given
  • Influenza vaccine cannot cause influenza
  • Vaccination has been shown to prevent illness in 70-90 per cent of healthy children and adults
  • Vaccine is provided free of charge to all Yukoners