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Seasonal Flu

Influenza (the flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. Some people, such as older people, young children, and people with certain health conditions, are at high risk for serious flu complications. The best way to prevent the flu is by getting vaccinated each year.

Flu vaccine is available through your local health unit.

Key Facts about Seasonal Flu Vaccine

The Importance of Seasonal Flu Vaccine

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