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Flu Shot Clinics Opening on Wednesday

Flu Shot Clinics Opening on Wednesday

The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority is preparing to open 12 public flu shot clinics across the city on Wednesday. The annual flu vaccine is recommended for pregnant women, children between six months and five-years-old, seniors over the age of 65, those with a...

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Free Flu Shot Clinics Begin October 21

Free Flu Shot Clinics Begin October 21

WINNIPEG -- Free flu shot clinics will begin operating on October 21, protecting against four different influenza viruses this year. The province and Winnipeg Regional Health Authority launched the 2015 influenza immunization campaign on Friday. “The flu is...

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Nine Flu-Related Deaths Reported in Manitoba

Nine Flu-Related Deaths Reported in Manitoba

WINNIPEG -- Nine deaths in the province have been linked to lab-confirmed influenza and another 480 reported cases are present. Manitoba's chief provincial public health officer advised Friday, that like other jurisdictions, the province is experiencing an increase in...

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Flu Shot Clinics Opening in Winnipeg on Tuesday

By Tyler Sutherland Flu clinics across the city will begin administering the annual influenza vaccine to the public on Tuesday. The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority is running 12 clinics from October 22 to Saturday, October 26. “It’s important to get the flu shot...

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Seasonal Flu Shot Clinics Open in Manitoba

Manitobans are encouraged to roll up their sleeves and get a flu shot. The annual influenza immunization program launched province-wide Tuesday. Anyone in close contact with individuals at increased risk for influenza-related complications, such as health-care...

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Flu Shot Clinics Opening on October 16

View 2012 Flu Clinics in a larger map Annual flu shot clinics will begin running in less than a week throughout Winnipeg. From October 16-20, the public can attend one of 12 clinics and receive their annual influenza vaccine. The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority is...

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Winnipeg Jets Roll Up Sleeves for Team Flu Shots

Winnipeg Jets Roll Up Sleeves for Team Flu Shots

By Darrin Bauming (@DarrinBauming) Late afternoon Tuesday, just before the Winnipeg Jets held their first ever open practice and skills competition at MTS Centre, players and coaches received their flu shots from the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority. “I feel it is...

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City-Wide Flu Shot Clinics Open Today

Get the shot, not the flu. That's the message you'll be hearing a lot of beginning today, as the influenza immunization clinics open. Today until October 22, the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority is holding free flu shot clinics in every corner of the city. Other...

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Flu Shot Clinics Opening Soon, Available to All Manitobans

The province's annual flu vaccine will be available to all Manitobans this year. The influenza immunization program announced Friday will be free of charge to anyone who wants it. "The flu shot can help many Manitobans stay well during the flu season," Health Minister...

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Health Officials Warn Manitobans to Get the Flu Shot

Manitobans are once again being encouraged to get the flu shot, as the province has recorded its first case of H1N1 this year. The individual with H1N1 is in their 20s and resides in the Central Health Region. They were not hospitalized as a result. On Monday,...

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Flu Vaccine Clinics Open City-Wide Today

It's that time of year again when Manitobans roll up their sleeves to get their annual flu shot. Clinics across Winnipeg will open today and offer the influenza vaccine to anyone who wants it free of charge. Unlike previous years, those wishing to get the shot won't...

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