2020 Flu Shot Campaign

The 2020-2021 Alberta Influenza Immunization program will begin October 19, 2020



Immunization Eligibility & Access

Through Alberta Health Services:

Starting October 19, AHS will offer vaccine through pre-booked appointment only, to:

  • children under five years of age and their family and household members

Those who are eligible to receive influenza immunization through AHS are required to book an AHS appointment using the online booking tool.

Please note: To ensure our clinics can operate safely with all necessary measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, there will be no drop-in immunizations at any AHS clinic for influenza immunization.

Through other providers:

Starting October 19,

Pharmacists will offer vaccine to:

  • All Albertans five years of age and older

Physicians will offer vaccines to:

  • All Albertans 9 years of age and older
  • Some physicians may be offering vaccines to children 6 months up to and including 8 years of age as well, please check with your physician’s office

Please call your pharmacist or physician to arrange for influenza immunization

Additional considerations:

Individuals who do not have a provincial health care number, or who live in a community where there are no other immunizing health care providers, can call Health Link to seek immunization through AHS.

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