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Population and Public Health Services: Seasonal Influenza
Immunize or Mask
Flu season has been officially declared for December 1, 2014.
Starting December 1, all Saskatchewan’s health care workers are required to choose to either get an influenza immunization or wear a mask in patient and client care areas during flu season.
The Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region asks visitors who have not been immunized against the influenza virus to wear masks while in Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region (RQHR) facilities.
Click here to read the news release from November 27, 2014.How to put on a mask
The Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region’s (RQHR) Seasonal Influenza Campaign started on October 14, 2014.
January 2015 Flu Clinics, please call 306-766-7700 for an appointment.
All Saskatchewan residents six months of age and older are eligible to get a free (publicly funded) seasonal influenza vaccine.
The vaccine is strongly recommended for individuals at high risk of becoming seriously ill with influenza, and those in contact with individuals at high risk of influenza-related complications. Click here for a list of high risk individuals.
Everyone is encouraged to attend one of the Drop-In Influenza Clinics located throughout Regina and in the rural areas.
For more information about influenza clinics or to book an appointment, please call the Flu Line 306-766-7700.
It is very important to be immunized to protect yourself and your loved ones!
Please call your local Public Health Office for information.
Click here the Season Influenza Consent form for age six months to 17 years old.
Parents please note to help reduce wait times you may print off the consent form and fill it out before arriving at the flu clinic.
Information about Seasonal Influenza
Click here for answers from the Medical Health Officer.
Click here to view a fact sheet about Influenza.
Click here to view the FluMist fact sheet.
Infection Prevention and Control
Click here to view hand washing tips.
For more information on influenza visit http://www.saskatchewan.ca/flu.
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