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Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Grey Bruce Flu Vaccine Clinics Next Week

Grey Bruce | by Matt Hermiz  

11 sites will offer one-day flu vaccine clinics between Nov. 4 and 7.

A number of flu vaccine clinics will be held in various communities in Grey Bruce next week.

A release sent out by the Grey Bruce Health Unit advises 11 sites in three hospital corporations in Grey Bruce will offer one-day flu vaccine clinics between Nov. 4 and 7.

"This is the first time that Public Health and Grey Bruce Health Services, South Bruce Grey Health Centre, and Hanover and District Hospital have worked together to offer clinics to the public," the media release explains.

Health officials advise the flu can cause serious illness in people with weakened immune systems, including young children and elderly individuals.

They say the vaccine and washing your hands remain the best ways to protect against the flu.

All flu shot clinics will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. next week. A full list of locations and dates is as follows:

Monday, Nov. 4
Grey Bruce Health Services - Owen Sound - 1800 8th Street East
South Bruce Grey Health Centre - Durham - 320 College Street

Tuesday, Nov. 5
South Bruce Grey Health Centre - Chesley - 39 2nd Street S.E.
South Bruce Grey Health Centre - Kincardine - 1199 Queen Street
Grey Bruce Health Services - Meaford - 229 Nelson Street

Wednesday, Nov. 6
South Bruce Grey Health Centre - Walkerton - 21 McGivern Street
Grey Bruce Health Services - Southampton - 340 High Street
Grey Bruce Health Services - Lion's Head - 22 Moore Street

Thursday, Nov. 7
Hanover District Hospital - Hanover - 90 7th Avenue
Grey Bruce Health Services - Wiarton - 369 Mary Street
Grey Bruce Health Services - Markdale - 55 Isla Street

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