The flu spreads easily from person to person, getting the flu shot is your best defence.
The flu (influenza) is a viral infection that is most often seen in the fall and winter. It’s important to protect yourself and others. Getting the flu shot prevents pneumonia, hospitalizations and death.
Where to get your flu shot
Peel Public Health will not be conducting flu clinics in 2022 to 2023.
Make an appointment to get the free flu shot at:
- Family doctors’ offices and walk-in clinics for adults and children over 6 months of age.
- Participating pharmacies for adults and children 2 years or older.
- Individuals without a health card can receive the influenza vaccine from a community health centre or at a pharmacy.
Individuals 6 months of age and older can receive the flu shot at the same time, or any time before or after the COVID-19 vaccine.
Peel Public Health COVID-19 vaccine clinics will not be offering the flu shot.
Refer to where to get the flu vaccine for more information.