Cy­press Health Re­gion adds flu clin­ics across the South­west

Southwest Booster - - NEWS -

With ad­di­tional stocks of vac­cine ar­riv­ing last week, the Cy­press Health Re­gion has con­firmed a se­ries of inf luenza clin­ics across the South­west.

Start­ing this past Mon­day, there will be a six­day- a- week f lu clinic op­er­at­ing at the Swift Cur­rent Mall, and ad­di­tional clin­ics are sched­uled in Shau­navon, Maple Creek and Leader.

Last Fri­day, Saskatchewan Health of­fi­cials up­dated their inf luenza sta­tis­ti­cal to­tals, re­port­ing 16 con­firmed seats in the prov­ince as a re­sult of in­fluenza along with over 1,100 con­firmed lab cases. A to­tal of 57 pa­tients have been ad­mit­ted to in­ten­sive care as a re­sult of in­fluenza.

All newly an­nounced clin­ics are be­ing con­ducted on a drop in ba­sis, with no ap­point­ments nec­es­sary to re­ceive inf luenza im­mu­niza­tions.

Both nasal spray and in­jectable vac­cine will be avail­able at th­ese clin­ics.

SWIFT CUR­RENT (un­til fur­ther no­tice)

Mon­days, Tues­days, Wed­nes­days, Thurs­days, and Fri­days - 1 p. m. to 8 p.m., Swift Cur­rent Mall.

Satur­days - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Swift Cur­rent Mall. SHAU­NAVON Satur­day, Fe­bru­ary 1 - 10 a. m. to 4 p. m., Shau­navon Hos­pi­tal ( Pub­lic Health). LEADER Tues­day, Fe­bru­ary 4 - 10 a. m. to 5 p. m., Leader Friend­ship Cen­tre. MAPLE CREEK 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/inf luenza.htm

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