“GET YOUR FLU SHOT” SAYS LO­CAL HEALTH UNIT

Le Reflet (The News) - - NEWS - – Fran­cis Ra­cine

The Eas­tern On­ta­rio Health Unit (EOHU) is ur­ging lo­cal re­si­dents to get their flu shots. “You need to get im­mu­ni­zed eve­ry year to be pro­tec­ted be­cause the vi­ruses that cause the flu do change fre­quent­ly,” ex­plai­ned Dr. Paul Rou­me­lio­tis, Me­di­cal Of­fi­cer of Health. “The flu can cause se­rious ill­ness and even death for some people.” The flu shot is avai­lable at va­rious lo­ca­tions throu­ghout the five Eas­tern Coun­ties and Corn­wall, in­clu­ding through heal­th­care pro­vi­ders, com­mu­ni­ty health centres, par­ti­ci­pa­ting phar­ma­cies and at the Eas­tern On­ta­rio Health Unit (EOHU). To find out more about the flu and the flu shot, vi­sit www.on­ta­rio.ca/flu. The EOHU will of­fer the flu shot by ap­point­ment at all its of­fices. Call 613-933-1375 or 1 800 267-7120 to book an ap­point­ment.

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