Quebec Flu Shots Are Coming — Here's Who The Gov't Says Should Get One & How
You can now book appointments.
While getting your flu shot isn't mandatory, the health ministry recommends that the following individuals get one:
- "people aged 75 and over;
- "children 6 months and older as well as adults (including pregnant women, regardless of the stage of their pregnancy) living with: diabetes; a weakened immune system; heart disease; lung disease; kidney disease;"
- and "pregnant women in the 2nd and 3rd trimesters of their pregnancy."
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The flu vaccine is free for these priority groups.
The Health Ministry says the flu vaccine is also free for "family members who live in the same household as a child under 6 months of age or a person at high risk of hospitalization or death, as well as their caregivers, and for health care workers, especially those who provide direct patient care."
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