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Flu vaccine


Where to get the flu vaccine

6 months to 4 years old

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  • Doctor’s office or nurse practitioner clinic

  • Local public health unit

5 years old to Adults

  • Doctor’s office, pediatrician or nurse practitioner clinic

  • Local public health unit

  • Pharmacy



If You Get the Flu

Be sure to:

  1. Stay home and get plenty of rest

  2. Drink lots of fluids

  3. Avoid caffeine

  4. Speak to your doctor or nurse practitioner about over-the-counter medications that can help you feel better (basic pain or fever relievers), but do not give acetylsalicylic acid (ASA or Aspirin®) to children or teenagers under the age of 18

  5. Treat muscle pain using a hot water bottle or heating pad — apply heat for short periods of time

  6. Take a warm bath

  7. Gargle with a glass of warm salt water or suck on hard candy or lozenges

  8. Use spray or saline drops for a stuffy nose

  9. Avoid alcohol and tobacco

Call your doctor or nurse practitioner if:

  1. you don’t start to feel better after a few days

  2. your symptoms get worse

  3. you are in a high-risk group and develop flu symptoms



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