By getting your annual Flu shot you can help yourself and those around you stay healthy, prevent illness and potentially save lives.
Medical Health Officer, Dr Moliehi Khaketla explains the difference between a cold and the flu.
“ Influenza is a viral infection of the airwaves. People often use the term flu to describe any kind of mild illness such as a cold or a stomach virus that has symptoms like the flu but the real flu is actually different. Flu symptoms are usually worse than a cold and last longer”.
To find an influenza immunization clinic or provider near you, contact your local public health centre or visit the Influenza Clinic Locator on the Immunize BC website.