Registration for flu shots begins
egistration has begun for the flu vaccine offered by the CIUSSS of Estrie – CHUS, the distribution of which will begin on November 27. This vaccine is offered free of charge to children aged 6 to 23 months, pregnant women in the second and third trimesters of pregnancy, people aged 2 to 60 with a chronic disease, including pregnant women regardless of the stage of pregnancy, persons aged 60 or over, relatives of children under 6 months of age and those above, and health care workers.
To register, call 819 821-5118 (Sherbrooke and vicinity) or toll-free 1 877 921-5118 (elsewhere in the region, including the Granby and Cowansville areas). Registration is also possible through the website Clicsante.ca.
Being assigned an appointment can take several days. The vaccination period begins on November 27.
Note that a pneumonia vaccine is also available to people 65 years of age or older who have not already received it.