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COVID-19: There are currently 1-5 active cases and 5-10 people in self-isolation on-reserve.
Flu season is here and Splatsin Health Services is hosting flu clinics. Book a free appointment today by calling (250) 838-9538. Appointments are available on weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Each year many people get sick with influenza, which can lead to more serious health complications like pneumonia. Remember, the COVID-19 virus and flu virus are different. It is important to get the flu vaccine even after you have had the COVID-19 vaccine. If you become sick with the flu, you may be more vulnerable to COVID-19. The flu vaccine is safe for everyone six months and older.
The flu vaccine is recommended as the best way to prevent the flu and works best when combined with other preventative measures:
Splatsin Community Health Nurse, Meghan Tetrault RN, speaks with the community about flu season: