Cypress Health Region announces Flu Clinic changes
After a week of providing Influenza Clinics out of the Swift Current Mall, the next series of flu shot clinics will be switching to the E.I. Wood Building.
The final two Influenza Clinics will be hosted in the Swift Current Mall today (1 p.m. to 8 p.m.) and Saturday (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.), before switching to weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the fourth floor of the E.I. Wood Building.
All clinics continue to be conducted on a drop-in style basis with no appointment is necessary. Immunizations are being offered on a first come, first serve basis until supplies are depleted. Both nasal spray and injectable vaccine will be available at all clinics.
Saskatchewan Health officials continue to report 16 confirmed deaths in the province as a result of influenza along with over 1,180 confirmed lab cases. A total of 60 patients have been admitted to intensive care as a result of influenza.
Scheduled clinics for this week are:
Friday, January 31 - 1 p.m. to 8 p.m., Swift Current Mall.
Saturday, February 1 - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Swift Current Mall.
Monday, February 3 until Friday, February 7 - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Public Health Office - E.I. Wood Building (fourth floor).
Saturday, February 1 - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Shaunavon Hospital (Public Health).
Tuesday, February 4 - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Leader Friendship Centre.
Wednesday, February 5 - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Maple Creek Hospital.
For the latest details and more information visit the Cypress Health Region’s website at www.cypresshealth.ca/influenza.htm
For information on influenza, symptoms and self-care, call HealthLine 811 or visit www.saskatchewan.ca/flu.