Seasonal flu clinics scheduled for 65-plus

News Oct 15, 2009 Ancaster News

City of Hamilton’s Public Health Services continues to monitor the pandemic H1N1 Influenza virus situation.

Seasonal flu and pH1N1 Influenza A clinics will be rolled out in three phases to Hamilton residents. In the first phase, which begins Oct. 19, Public Health Services runs seasonal flu clinics for people over the age of 65.

Free seasonal flu clinics will be offered to everyone who is six months of age and over who lives, works, or attends school in Ontario.

“We know that people who are 65 years of age and over are more likely to be susceptible to serious complications and hospitalization from seasonal flu infection,” said Dr. Ninh Tran, Hamilton’s associate medical officer of health.

“This is why the province is providing this targeted immunization.”

The clinics take place Oct. 19,, Dundas Lions Memorial Community Centre, 1-4 p. m.; Rosedale Arena, noon to 3 p. m.; Oct. 22, Royal Canadian Legion Waterdown Branch 551, 11 a. m to 2 p. m.; Sackville Senior Centre, 1-5 p. m., YWCA Seniors Active Living Centre, 9 a. m. to 1 p. m.; Oct. 23, Ancaster Senior Achievement Centre, 9-11:30 a. m.

More detailed schedule For more detailed information on the seasonal flu clinic schedule for those 65 years and over, visit www.hamilton.ca/influenza , or call 905-546-CITY (2489).

For the latest information about pandemic H1N1 Influenza A, visit the Public Health Services website at: www.hamilton.ca/H1N1

For general questions about H1N1 Influenza A, Public Health Services has a dedicated phone line at 905-546-H1N1 (905-546-4161) or publichealth@hamilton.ca

Seasonal flu clinics scheduled for 65-plus

News Oct 15, 2009 Ancaster News

City of Hamilton’s Public Health Services continues to monitor the pandemic H1N1 Influenza virus situation.

Seasonal flu and pH1N1 Influenza A clinics will be rolled out in three phases to Hamilton residents. In the first phase, which begins Oct. 19, Public Health Services runs seasonal flu clinics for people over the age of 65.

Free seasonal flu clinics will be offered to everyone who is six months of age and over who lives, works, or attends school in Ontario.

“We know that people who are 65 years of age and over are more likely to be susceptible to serious complications and hospitalization from seasonal flu infection,” said Dr. Ninh Tran, Hamilton’s associate medical officer of health.

“This is why the province is providing this targeted immunization.”

The clinics take place Oct. 19,, Dundas Lions Memorial Community Centre, 1-4 p. m.; Rosedale Arena, noon to 3 p. m.; Oct. 22, Royal Canadian Legion Waterdown Branch 551, 11 a. m to 2 p. m.; Sackville Senior Centre, 1-5 p. m., YWCA Seniors Active Living Centre, 9 a. m. to 1 p. m.; Oct. 23, Ancaster Senior Achievement Centre, 9-11:30 a. m.

More detailed schedule For more detailed information on the seasonal flu clinic schedule for those 65 years and over, visit www.hamilton.ca/influenza , or call 905-546-CITY (2489).

For the latest information about pandemic H1N1 Influenza A, visit the Public Health Services website at: www.hamilton.ca/H1N1

For general questions about H1N1 Influenza A, Public Health Services has a dedicated phone line at 905-546-H1N1 (905-546-4161) or publichealth@hamilton.ca

Seasonal flu clinics scheduled for 65-plus

News Oct 15, 2009 Ancaster News

City of Hamilton’s Public Health Services continues to monitor the pandemic H1N1 Influenza virus situation.

Seasonal flu and pH1N1 Influenza A clinics will be rolled out in three phases to Hamilton residents. In the first phase, which begins Oct. 19, Public Health Services runs seasonal flu clinics for people over the age of 65.

Free seasonal flu clinics will be offered to everyone who is six months of age and over who lives, works, or attends school in Ontario.

“We know that people who are 65 years of age and over are more likely to be susceptible to serious complications and hospitalization from seasonal flu infection,” said Dr. Ninh Tran, Hamilton’s associate medical officer of health.

“This is why the province is providing this targeted immunization.”

The clinics take place Oct. 19,, Dundas Lions Memorial Community Centre, 1-4 p. m.; Rosedale Arena, noon to 3 p. m.; Oct. 22, Royal Canadian Legion Waterdown Branch 551, 11 a. m to 2 p. m.; Sackville Senior Centre, 1-5 p. m., YWCA Seniors Active Living Centre, 9 a. m. to 1 p. m.; Oct. 23, Ancaster Senior Achievement Centre, 9-11:30 a. m.

More detailed schedule For more detailed information on the seasonal flu clinic schedule for those 65 years and over, visit www.hamilton.ca/influenza , or call 905-546-CITY (2489).

For the latest information about pandemic H1N1 Influenza A, visit the Public Health Services website at: www.hamilton.ca/H1N1

For general questions about H1N1 Influenza A, Public Health Services has a dedicated phone line at 905-546-H1N1 (905-546-4161) or publichealth@hamilton.ca