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2017/18 Seasonal Influenza Vaccines

What is it?

How effective is the seasonal flu vaccine?

Who should receive the flu vaccine?

The Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care recommends:

The flu vaccine is really important for:

People at higher risk of having complications from the getting the flu:

People capable of transmitting flu to those at high risk:

Other recommended groups:

Who should not get the vaccine?

What is the schedule for the vaccine?

Are there side effects with the vaccine?

For more information on where to get your flu vaccine, visit

October 3, 2017