Flu vaccine here early

  • Wed Oct 6th, 2004 8:00am
  • News

Flu vaccine will be on the islands early this year, so roll up your sleeves and line up for your shot.
At the north end, nurse Sheena Howard will have drop in clinics in Masset at the public health office on Orr Street behind the RCMP on October 19 and 22. She will be in Delmas Coop between 10 am – 5 pm on October 23 and November 6. Old Massett residents can go to the Haida Health Centre between 1-6 pm October 20 and Port Clements residents can get their flu shots at the Port health clinic between 10am-3pm on October 21 or from 10 am to 1 pm, October 26.
At the south end, in Skidegate, Ms Nelson will be at the Skidegate Health Centre from 10 am-4 pm on October 19 and 27. In Queen Charlotte, go to the United Church Annex between10am-4pm on October 20 or 28. In Sandspit the nurse will be at the clinic from 10am-4pm on October 21. In Tlell, go to the firehall between 1:30 and 4:30 pm on October 22.
People with weakened immune systems such as the elderly, people with serious medical conditions, and caregivers should get their shot. And of course, anyone who just doesn’t want to spend a week in bed with aches, chills, and nausea.