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Flu Vaccination Program for Guelph, Wellington County and Dufferin County

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Contact Information
Alternate Name H1N1 ; Influenza Vaccination ; MOH & LTC ; MOHLTC ; Universal Influenza Immunization Program
Toll Free Phone ServiceOntario INFOline (seasonal flu information):1-877-844-1944
TTY Phone ServiceOntario INFOline (seasonal flu information) 1-800-387-5559 
Telehealth Ontario 1-866-797-0007
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 
* employer-sponsored clinics 
 
Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health offers free drop-in flu shot clinics at various community locations:  
* for Drop-In Flu Clinic hours and locations, see: Community Flu Clinics 
* flu shots available by appointment through family physician or primary care provider 
* regularly scheduled clinics at Public Health offices (for duration of flu season) - call 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 
 
**Note: Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (Guelph) locations for clinical services: 160 Chancellors Way * Shelldale Community Centre, 20 Shelldale Cres
Hours Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (Chancellors Way location) Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * Shelldale location by appointment only 
ServiceOntario INFOline 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Dufferin County ; Guelph ; Wellington County
Eligibility * seasonal flu shot available to anyone over 6 months of age who lives, works or studies in Ontario 
* FluMist flu vaccine is available for ages 2-59 (requires appointment) 
* Fluzone High-Dose available for ages 65 and older (requires appointment, fee) 
**Note: Children 6 months-4 years of age must get the flu shot at a health care provider's office or public health unit, not a pharmacy
Application Drop in to participating Public Health locations * appointment required for flu shot with primary care providers
Languages English
Fees None - flu shot ; FluMist nasal spray vaccine - purchase cost may vary; Fluzone High-Dose $80
Other Details
Legal Status (20) Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial
Subjects
Service Categories Immunizations ~ Influenza ; Vaccine Information ~ Influenza