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This page was reviewed or revised on Wednesday, January 29, 2014 3:31 PM

Community Flu shot clinics have ended in Lambton County.

Residents still looking to receive a a flu shot can do so in the following ways:  you may contact your health care provider, or your local pharmacy or book an appointment with Lambton Public Health.

For information about the flu, scroll down.


Prevent the spread of the flu virus


 Not sure if you have the flu? Resources are available to help:

Website Influenza Self-Assessment Tool - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

Speak to a registered nurse: Telehealth Ontario: 1-866-797-000 (TTY: 1-866-797-0007)


If your child is suffering from the flu, you should seek medical care immediately if his or her symptoms improve and then suddenly become worse. In addition, seek care if you notice any of the following signs:

  • fast or difficult breathing
  • bluish or dark-coloured lips or skin
  • drowsiness to the point where he or she cannot be easily wakened
  • severe crankiness or not wanting to be held
  • dehydration - not drinking enough fluids and not going to the bathroom regularly

Resources

Fact Sheet - Influenza Vaccine

Fact Sheet - Pneumococcal Disease and Vaccine

Fact Sheet - Flu Shots for School Aged Children

Website - About the flu shot - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

Video - Learn more about the flu shot - ENGLISH or FRENCH version (MOHLTC)


Websites

Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care www.health.gov.on.ca

Public Health Agency of Canada www.phac-aspc.gc.ca

Canadian Coalition for Immunization Awareness & Promotion www.immunize.cpha.ca

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention www.cdc.gov/flu


Information phone lines:

Local community flu clinics (Lambton)

  • Flu Clinic Info Line (Lambton): 519 383-3812, 1-800-667-1839 ext. 3812

Information about seasonal flu

  • ServiceOntario INFOline: 1-877-234-4343 (TTY: 1-800-387-5559)

To speak with a registered nurse

  • Telehealth Ontario: 1-866-797-0000 (TTY: 1-866-797-0007)

NOTE:  To help us serve you better, please bring your Driver's Licence and/or Health Card to the clinic.

All clinics hosted by the Community Health Service Department are conducted in a Fragrance-Free environment. Please refrain from using perfumes, colognes and scented cosmetics if you plan to attend a clinic.


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