Defend against the flu this season. Influenza and norovirus are hitting areas of the province particularly hard this winter. Help protect yourself with the information below.
Influenza and norovirus are hitting areas of the province particularly hard this winter. To help protect yourself, get a flu shot (health clinics, your doctor, and pharmacies). Also, wash your hands with soap and water several times a day. If soap and water is not readily available, use alcohol-based hand rubs.
Information on the BC Ministry of Health’s January 16, 2013 news release, ministry’s detailed flu information, and Interior Health’s specific flu clinics can be found here:
The facts on influenza and norovirus in B.C.
What is influenza?
Where can I get vaccinated?
- Public Health Centres
- Family physicians
- Nurse Practitioners
- Certified Pharmacists – under Community Lists click on K for Kelowna.
- Private providers such as travel vaccination clinics