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Influenza Immunization

The 2018/19 Influenza Immunization Program begins October 15. Plan ahead to arm yourself and your family against influenza this season!

Influenza immunizations will be available, free of charge, to all Albertans six months of age and older, through AHS clinics, pharmacies and physicians.

Note: Pharmacists can now immunize children five years of age and older. Children less than five years of age must be immunized at an AHS Clinic.

Find a clinic for your whole family by clicking the button below. You can also call 811.

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The Facts About Influenza

Get the facts on why you should get immunized.

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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.

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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