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Influenza Immunization

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

Influenza immunizations are 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. If you're feeling sick visit Know Your Options.

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Signs and Symptoms of Influenza

Signs and symptoms and what you can do to help protect yourself, your family and your community.

Immunization is Your Best Protection

AHS Influenza Immunizations are free for all Albertans six months of age and older.

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

2018/19 Influenza Season

Weekly Report #6 (December 13/18)

  Alberta Total South Zone Calgary Zone Central Zone Edmonton Zone North Zone Unknown
Doses of influenza vaccine administered * 1,139,505* 86,597 482,835 100,928 385,458 83,570 117
Laboratory confirmed cases of Influenza A ** 3,182 148 1,629 284 515 569 37
Laboratory confirmed cases of Influenza B 19 1 11 5 1 1 0
Laboratory confirmed cases of Influenza; Strain not-yet-known 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Number of Albertans admitted to hospital and have lab confirmed influenza 626 12 375 41 143 55 0
Number of Albertans deceased who had lab confirmed influenza 10 0 6 0 3 1 0

* Total doses administered by AHS Public Health and Pharmacists as of Dec 8, 2018. Doses administered by community partners (AHS non-public health, non-AHS and Physicians), AHS WHS Covenant Health OHS and FNIHB are not yet available. Cumulative total August 26, 2018 – December 8, 2018. Total includes all totals listed under Zone columns, plus 117 cases not yet assigned to a Zone.

** Total includes all totals listed under Zone columns, plus 37 cases not yet assigned to a Zone.

Staff Influenza Immunization Rate (2018/19 Season)

 

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