Hamilton Public Health Services is offering community flu clinics. For details about community clinics and a full schedule,visit www.hamilton.ca/flu or call (905) 546-CITY (2489).
The flu is a serious illness caused by the influenza virus. It causes severe chest discomfort, a high fever, and often severe aches, pains and weakness. Most people can recover at home in two to seven days.
However, some people become very sick and need hospital care.
Stoney Creek clinics are as follows:
Friday, Nov. 2, Valley Park Arena and Recreation Centre (gym), 970 Paramount Dr., 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 8, Cardinal Newman Catholic Secondary School (cafeteria), 127 Gray Rd., 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.