Flu Season is here again. Time to get your annual flu shot!
Everyone over the age of 6 months is advised to get a flu shot. For more convenient service please attend one of the following flu clinics offered at Rideau-Rockcliffe Family Medicine.
Unfortunately due to recent extreme weather events Ottawa Public Health has not been able to deliver flu vaccines to our clinic as of this date.
Our flu shot clinics scheduled for Thursday October 25 and Friday October 26 are now cancelled.
The clinic previously scheduled for Friday November 2 will now be a High Risk Clinic only from 8 am – 4 pm on a walk in basis only.
High Risk Clinic Only: Friday November 2 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
As of Monday November 5 patients may receive their flu shot during scheduled appointments or during our regular walk in injection times
Monday – Friday from 8:00am – 11:30am and 1:00pm – 3:30pm
High Risk Patients include:
Children under 5 yrs old
Adults 65 years and older
Residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities
Patients who have chronic medical conditions (e.g. asthma or other chronic lung disease, heart disease, diabetes, kidney disease, liver disease, and neurological disease, BMI over 40).
Patients with weakened immune systems due to disease or medication (such as people with HIV/AIDS, cancer, or those on chronic steroids or immunosuppressant medications).
Caregivers of anyone on this list
If you received your flu shot elsewhere be sure to let us know so we may update your chart.
For more information on the Flu: www.ontario.ca/page/flu-facts