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(DF) – Those wishing to receive the seasonal flu vaccine are now invited to make an online consultation on the website monvaccin.ca. Simple, fast and confidential, this site allows residents of the Haut-Saint-Laurent, Jardins-Roussillon, Suroît or Vaudreuil-Soulanges sectors to find the vaccination sites closest to your home. All persons residing at the Montérégie-Ouest Integrated Center for Health and Social Services (CISSS) can therefore use this service to make an appointment at the place, date and time they need it. is the best. You can even book your appointment or that of your family members in just one step.
People who need support to book an appointment online can call the number 1 888 593-5116 and a telephone operator can help them.
In the light of recent recommendations from experts at the National Institute of Public Health in Quebec, the influenza vaccination program is modified and the target groups of children aged 6-23 months and adults aged 60-74 years in good health have been withdrawn , since they are now considered low risk of complications. However, those who wish can receive the vaccine free of charge if they request it.
Thus, the target clients of the influenza vaccination program are as follows:
The most effective way to protect yourself against the flu
The CISSS team in Montérégie West reminds us that vaccination is the best way to protect against seasonal flu. The 2018-2019 campaign began on November 1st. Elderly and chronically ill patients who are not vaccinated are at increased risk of complications, hospitalization and even death if they contract the virus. Therefore, it is essential that these people make an appointment.
For more information on the seasonal flu vaccination campaign, visit vaccincontrelagrippe.com.
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