This month's free flu-shot clinics are sponsored by the HHSA and locations can be found by calling 211 San Diego.
Also, the local health unit administers the flu vaccine from 3-4 p.m. Monday through Friday with no appointment.
NHS bosses are writing to all 1.4 million staff to say they must have the winter flu jab as soon as possible to reduce the risk of them infecting patients who might die.
Last flu season, 65 people were hospitalized on P.E.I. The seasonal quadrivalent vaccine also includes influenza B vaccine virus, a B/Phuket/3073/2013-like virus (Yamagata lineage).
The flu shot provides protection from the influenza virus strains expected to be circulating this season based on worldwide trends identified by the World Health Organization.
Flu vaccination clinics started across the province on Monday and will be held at pharmacies, family physician offices, nurse practitioner offices and more over the next three months across P.E.I.
The first statewide flu report, released Wednesday by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, shows that six people have been hospitalized for influenza since October 1, the official start of flu season.
The CDC recommends a flu shot every season because the body's immune response declines and needs to be improved every year. If you've never been keen on getting a shot once a year (like about half of Americans), think about it like this: Do it so others don't get the flu.
Sir Bruce Keogh, NHS England's medical director, told the BBC he was anxious about how staff would cope with a major flu outbreak. "It is hard to test for flu at the correct time", Steane said. Flu shots will be offered to parents, siblings, and direct caregivers of Riley patients for free. Getting a flu shot will help keep students from catching the flu and missing class.
ZANESVILLE, Ohio- The cooler weather is a reminder to get your flu vaccine this year so that hopefully the only chill will be in the air.
The pneumococcal vaccines for pneumonia are also recommended for seniors during fall and winter. Catching flu on top of these can easily develop into something very serious and could get bad enough to require hospital treatment.