Flu Shot Campaign 2022
Appointment scheduling will be available on October 5, 2022.
Flu shots are free and recommended for the following people at risk
- People 6 months of age and older living with certain chronic diseases, such as diabetes, weakened immune systems, diseases of the heart, lung, liver, kidney, blood, etc.;
- Pregnant women with certain chronic diseases during pregnancy and those who are healthy during the 2nd and 3rd trimesters of pregnancy;
- People aged 75 or older;
- Family members living in the same household as a child under 6 months of age or someone at high risk of
hospitalization or death;
- Caregivers of someone at risk;
- Health care workers, particularly those who provide direct patient care.
For the 2022-2023 season, children between the ages of 6 and 23 months and healthy people between the ages of 60 and 74 who would like to receive the flu vaccine will have free access.
Making an appointment
- If you have a scheduled appointment with a health care professional (pharmacist, physician, nurse, etc.),
check to see if they can give you your flu shot;
- If not, you can make an appointment with the following options :
- 819-966-6277 or 1-844-351-6277 (toll-free)
Appointment is mandatory.
The vaccination clinic schedule will be available directly on ClicSanté.
Vaccination in the living environment of seniors
Vaccination in private residences for seniors (RPA) and CHSLD is taking place in order to vaccinate the targeted seniors directly in their living environments.
Useful information about vaccination :
- Wear clothing that allows you to expose your shoulder;
- Bring your hospital card;
- Allow a 15-minute wait after the vaccination;
- Follow the health measures during your vaccination;
- Vaccination sites will allow physical distance and sanitary measures will be applied;
- Do not show up for your appointment if you have symptoms of COVID-19.
Influenza Immunization Program
Quebec’s Influenza Immunization Program (PIIQ) has been in place since 1971. Its objective is to prevent complications, hospitalizations and deaths in high-risk groups. In fact, the best protection for those most at-risk is still vaccination.
Information to be announced soon.