Flu Vaccination Program - Guelph, Wellington County, Dufferin County

Site: No Physical Location

Notices
Public Comments For information on Flu Clinics 2020, see Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health
Contact Information
Alternate Name Flu Shots ; Influenza Vaccination ; Seasonal Immunization Program
Office Phone ServiceOntario INFOline 1-877-844-1944 
Telehealth Ontario 1-866-797-0000
TTY Phone ServiceOntario INFOline (seasonal flu information) 1-800-387-5559
Website www.ontario.ca/page/flu-facts
Located In Community Guelph
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Public Health clinic locations
Description & Services
Description (Service) Seasonal immunization program that targets influenza, an acute respiratory illness, and provides access to the influenza vaccine. Flu shots are available through local clinics that may be offered by: 
* public health units, community health centres, public hospitals 
* physicians offices or nurse practitioner clinics 
* long-term care homes 
* pharmacies 
* flu shots available by appointment through family physician or primary care provider 
 
More information: 
* regularly scheduled clinics at Public Health offices (for duration of flu season) -- call Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health at 1-800-265-7293 for information 
* find health care services at Health Care Options 
* for information on immunization, see Vaccines and immunization 
* to find a family doctor or nurse practitioner, see Health Care Connect
Hours Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm 
ServiceOntario INFOline Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Dufferin County ; Guelph ; Wellington County
Eligibility Immunization against influenza is recommended for everyone 6 months and older. 
 
Where to get a Flu Shot: 
* children 6 months-5 years: family doctor/primary health care provider, or public health unit (not a pharmacy) 
* ages 5 years and older: pharmacy, family doctor/primary health care provider, public health unit 
 
Flu season (2020-21): High-dose flu vaccine for seniors (65 years and older) will be available through pharmacies. Public Health cannot guarantee requests for high-dose flu vaccine for seniors.
Application Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (Guelph, Fergus, Orangeville offices): book appointment online 
Appointment required for flu shot with primary care providers
Languages English
Fees None - flu shot ; FluMist nasal spray vaccine - may be available to purchase at some pharmacies.
Other Details
Legal Status (20) Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial
Subjects
Service Categories Immunizations ~ Influenza ; Vaccine Information ~ Influenza