Free flu shots ongoing at Medicus Family Clinic

Free flu shots ongoing at Medicus Family Clinic

Flu vaccination is still ongoing at the Medicus Family Health Clinic and Pharmacy.

Medicus Clinic manager Joyce Samonte said Albertans can give them a call (780) 757-7713 or can visit them at Medicus located at 1536 91 St SW, Edmonton, AB T6X 1M5 for the free flu shot.

The Alberta government has spent $12.5 million for the 1.6 million doses of influenza vaccine for the 2019 to 2020 season.

“All Albertans 6 months of age and older can get the current 4-strain influenza vaccine free of charge,” said the Alberta Health Services (AHS) on its website.

AHS added that in 2018 to 2019 season, “there were 1,976 hospitalizations and 52 deaths (in hospital) among people with lab-confirmed influenza”.

“They can get a free flu shot at Medicus. Libre naman po,” said Samonte.

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