Flu Clinic by appointment @ Arrow Lakes Hospital, Nakusp

November 12, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Arrow Lakes Hospital
97 1st Avenue NE
for appointment: 250-265-3608

Flu Clinic

By appointment only: call 250-265-3608

Free for those at risk:

  • People 65 years and older ant their caregivers/household contacts
  • People of any age in residential care facilities
  • Children and adults with chronic health conditions and their household contacts
  • Children and adolescents (6 months to 18 years) with conditions treated for long periods of time with Acetylsalicylic Acid (ASA) and their household contacts
  • Children and adults who are morbidly obese (adult BMI >40; child BMI assessed as >95th percentile)
  • Aboriginal people (on and off reserve)
  • All children 6 to 59 months of age
  • Pregnant women at any stage of pregnancy during the influenza season and their household contacts
  • Inmates of provincial correctional institutions
  • People who work with live poultry
  • Health-care and other care providers in facilities and community settings who are cable of transmitting influenza disease to those at high risk of influenza complications
  • Individuals who provide care or service in potential outbreak settings housing high risk persons (eg crew on ships)
  • People who provide essential community services (first responders, corrections workers)
  • Visitors to health-care facilities and other patient care locations

Those not eligible for the free vaccine can purchase it at most pharmacies and travel clinics.