October 27, 2017
Toronto Public Health's free flu vaccine clinics begin today
Toronto residents can reduce their risk of getting sick with the flu by attending one of Toronto Public Health's free flu vaccine clinics offered from October 27 to November 17 at five locations across the city. The flu vaccine is also available in doctors' offices and at more than 600 Toronto pharmacies.
"The flu season runs from late fall to early spring and affects thousands of Torontonians each year,” said Dr. Eileen de Villa, Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health. "Making sure you get your annual flu vaccine is the best and most effective way to protect yourself and others. Getting the vaccine reduces your risk of getting the flu, and is especially important for those who are most vulnerable to the effects of getting sick."
Representatives from about 35 City divisions will be on hand to share information about the wide range of careers in Toronto's municipal government. Speakers will provide tips on applying for City job opportunities.