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Flu Shot (Influenza Vaccination)

Get your flu shot in October if you are:

The following are individuals at greatest risk of flu illness complications:

Get your flu shot in late October/early November if you are:

* Nasal spray (Flumist) is not available in Canada for the 2019-2020 flu season.

Bathurst Patients:

Call 416-603-5888 to make an appointment. Plan to stay for 10-15 minutes afterwards in case of any reaction. If you have received your flu shot outside of our clinic, please tell us so we can update your records.

Flu clinic hours: 1:30pm - 4:00pm

Flu clinic dates:

You can also receive your flu shot during your regular appointments - tell reception you want a flu shot when you check-in.


Garrison Creek Patients

Call 416-603-5888 to make an appointment. Plan to stay for 10-15 minutes afterwards in case of any reaction. If you have received your flu shot outside of our clinic, please tell us so we can update your records.

Flu clinic hours: 1:30pm – 3:30pm

Flu clinic dates:

You can also receive your flu shot during your regular appointments - tell reception you want a flu shot when you check-in.


Frequently Asked Questions

1. Who can get the flu shot?

Everyone can benefit from getting the flu shot. All individuals 6 months and older can get the flu shot.

The following are individuals at greatest risk of flu illness complications:

We highly recommend health care providers and individuals working or living with persons with chronic health conditions get the flu shot.

2. Who should not get the flu shot?

3. What kind of flu shot will I get?

     4. Will the flu shot make me sick?

The answer is NO.

5. I received the flu shot last year. Do I need to get another one?

6. When should I get the flu shot?

Flu season is usually during the months of December to May.

7. What else can I do to protect myself from getting the flu or spreading it to others?

For more information visit: 

https://www.toronto.ca/community-people/health-wellness-care/health-programs-advice/immunization/flu-influenza/

https://www.toronto.ca/community-people/health-wellness-care/health-programs-advice/immunization/flu-influenza-vaccines/

https://www.toronto.ca/community-people/health-wellness-care/diseases-medications-vaccines/influenza-flu-fact-sheet/