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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 #20 (released March 21, 2019)

  Alberta Total South Zone Calgary Zone Central Zone Edmonton Zone North Zone Unknown
Doses of influenza vaccine administered * 1,302,985* 98,118 550,817 116,380 438,646 98,860 164
Laboratory confirmed cases of Influenza A ** 5,776 414 2,227 716 1,133 1,206 80
Laboratory confirmed cases of Influenza B 124 3 28 27 46 19 1
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 1,346 71 555 159 371 190 0
Number of Albertans deceased who had lab confirmed influenza 29 1 10 9 7 2 0

*Total doses administered by AHS Public Health and Pharmacists as of March 16, 2019.Doses administered by community partners (AHS non-public health, non-AHS and Physicians), AHS WHS Covenant Health OHS and FNIHB from October to December, 2018 and January, 2019. Cumulative total August 26, 2018 – March 16, 2019.

** Total includes all totals listed under Zone columns, plus 80 cases not yet assigned to a Zone.

Staff Influenza Immunization Rate (2018/19 Season)

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