Don't let the flu take you by surprise

Get your flu shot to protect yourself and everyone around you

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Jeffery Hale will be giving free flu vaccines to the following members of the English-speaking community:

  • people age 60 and older;

  • adults over 18 who have certain chronic diseases (such as heart, lung or kidney disease, diabetes, major obesity, cancer, asthma or a weakened immune system);

  • pregnant women with such chronic diseases, regardless of their stage of pregnancy;

  • pregnant women in good health in their 13th week or more;

  • babies aged six to 23 months;

  • anyone who comes into regular contact with the above groups of people or with children under two years of age.

Vaccinations will take place:

  • at the Valcartier Community Centre (1743 boulevard Valcartier) on Tuesday, November 5, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 a.m. (except for babies);

  • and at Jeffery Hale Hospital's outpatient clinic from Monday, November 4, to Friday, November 8, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


If you are allergic to eggs, you must make an appointment for the shot. Everyone else can just walk in. If you are allergic to eggs, please call Jeffery Hale to make an appointment weekdays at 418 684-5333.

Please wear a short-sleeved shirt and bring a valid Quebec health insurance card to get your flu shot free of charge. Anyone without a valid health card may be able to purchase the flu vaccine at some local pharmacies.

There will be other flu vaccine clinics in the Quebec City region. For more details, call the Info-santé hotline by dialing 811 or visit the health portal at http://santecapitalenationale.gouv.qc.ca/acces-sante/vaccination-sans-rendez-vous-contre-la-grippe-saisonniere/