2023/24 respiratory immunization campaign update
In early October, priority populations will be invited to book vaccine appointments. This includes people most at risk of severe illness and complications, such as seniors 65 and older, residents in long-term care facilities, Indigenous peoples, pregnant people and those with chronic health conditions (e.g., cancer, HIV, hepatitis C, diabetes), as well as health-care workers.
Invitation for immunization appointments for everyone else will begin on Oct. 10, 2023, and people will be able to receive influenza and COVID-19 vaccines at the same time, if they wish. Invitations will roll out incrementally throughout the month of October.
Vaccines will be readily available in many participating pharmacies, health-authority clinics, and some primary-care providers’ offices throughout the province. They remain free and are available for everyone six months and older, including enhanced influenza vaccines for seniors.
Family Clinics: When you book an appointment for your child under 12 years of age, that appointment time can be used for multiple clients. You're invited to bring your family, including siblings, parents and other caregivers to join your child and get immunized. When booking in the Get Immunized for a child under 12 years old, all the appointments presented are these Family Clinic appointments.
For more details please see the respiratory immunizations section below.