Flu Shots Available by Appointment Only Starting This Week

Central Health is advising that the influenza vaccine (flu shot) will be available at no cost to residents beginning October 21. Appointments will be required for flu shots this year in order to ensure physical distancing and to avoid long wait times. Appointments can be booked online through Health Myself or by calling 1-833-951-3904 (toll free). All appointments need to be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance. Walk-in appointments are not available.

Significant efforts have been made to ensure that public health measures are in place for the protection of those receiving their flu shots as well as health care staff. Everyone will be screened for symptoms at the entrance and required to wear a mask. Due to the need for physical distancing, individuals are not able to enter the clinic waiting area, everyone will be asked to wait in their vehicle until their scheduled appointment time.

Individuals are asked to bring their MCP card and wear short sleeves when they go to get their flu shot.

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Media contact:


Gayle St. Croix

Director of Communications and Government Relations

Gayle.stcroix@centralhealth.nl.ca

Cell 709 572 1165

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