Immunization clinics ongoing across province

People are encouraged to get the flu shot to protect themselves and others

Kenneth Brown
of The Crossroads

Health officials in Saskatchewan have launched their annual immunization campaign for seasonal influenza, and walk-in clinics are starting to take place.

Several walk-in immunization clinics have already taken place in the west central region since the beginning of the week. The official launch of the immunization campaign was Oct. 22. People are encouraged to get the flu shot to protect themselves and others.

“Vaccination is the vest way to protect yourself and your loved ones this influenza season,” Dr. Julie Kryzanowski, senior medical health officer for the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA), said on Monday. “The influenza vaccine is free and it’s recommended for all adults and for children six months of age or older.”

Future clinics will take place in the region on Nov. 7 in Abbey, on Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 in Biggar, on Nov. 5 in Burstall, on Oct. 30 in Cabri, on Oct. 31 in Denzil, on Nov. 16 in Dodsland, on Nov. 5 in Eatonia, on Nov. 2 in Elrose, on Nov. 6 and Dec. 10 in Eston, on Oct. 29 in Fox Valley, on Nov. 8 in Harris, on Nov. 20 in Kerrobert, on Oct. 29, Nov. 26, Dec. 17 and Jan. 14 in Kindersley, today and on Nov. 16 in Kyle, on Oct. 30, Nov. 13 and 20 in Leader, today in Lucky Lake, on Nov. 8 in Luseland, on Oct. 29, Nov. 13 and Dec. 4 in Macklin, on Nov. 8 in Milden, on Nov. 16 in Plenty, on Oct. 31, Nov. 14 and 22 in Rosetown, on Nov. 20 and Dec. 7 in Unity, and on Nov. 21 in Wilkie.

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