Flu season is upon us. With this, GNWT Health and Social Services has announced flu shot clinics to help the public vaccinate. Yellowknife’s first clinic will be on November 1st at Northern United Place from 1 p.m. till 6 p.m. The flu shot is provided free to residents aged 6 months or older. The Health and Services website warns that high risk residents include children between 6 months and 5 years of age, pregnant women, adults 65 and older, individuals extremely overweight, individuals living in chronic care facilities, regardless of age and individuals of any age with chronic medical conditions. No appointment is required to get a flu shot at the public clinics in Aklavik, Behchoko, Deline, Enterprise, Colville Lake, Fort Good Hope, Fort Providence, Fort Simpson, Fort Smith, Hay River, Inuvik, Jean Marie River, Nahanni Butte, Norman Wells, Sachs Harbour, Sambaa K’e, Weweeti, Wrigley and Yellowknife.

The following will be public flu shot clinics in the NWT:

Aklavik

Date / Time Location
October 19th: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM The Arena

Behchokǫ̀

Date / Time Location
October 31st: 1:00PM – 4:30PM Marie Adele Bishop Health Centre
November 1st: 4:00PM – 8:00PM Latent Tuberculosis Event @ Sportsplex
November 2nd: 10:00AM – 12:00PM Jimmy Erasmus Seniors Home
November 2nd: 1:30PM – 3:30PM Northern Store
November 8th: 1:00PM – 4:30PM Marie Adele Bishop Health Centre
November 9th: 1:30PM – 3:30PM Northern Store
November 15th: 1:00PM – 4:30PM Marie Adele Bishop Health Centre
November 20th: 1:30PM – 3:30PM Northern Store
November 21st: 1:00PM – 4:30PM Marie Adele Bishop Health Centre
November 27th: 1:30PM – 3:30PM Northern Store
November 28th: 1:00PM – 4:30PM Marie Adele Bishop Health Centre

Colville Lake

Date / Time Location
November 6th: 9:00AM – 4:00PM Health Centre
November 13th: 10:00AM – 4:00PM Health Centre

Délînê

Date / Time Location
October 26th: 4:00PM – 6:00PM Northern Store
November 1st School/Student Flu Clinic
November 2nd: 4:00PM – 6:00PM Northern Store
November 9th: 4:00PM – 6:00PM Northern Store
November 16th: 4:00PM – 6:00PM Northern Store

Enterprise

Date / Time Location
November 14, 2018: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Health Fair

Fort Good Hope

Date / Time Location
October 15th – 19th: 8:30AM – 4:30PM Cassien Edgi Health Centre
October 22th – 26th: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM Cassien Edgi Health Centre
October 24th: 9:00AM – 11:00AM (Tentative) School Library
October 29th – November 2nd: 8:30AM – 4:30PM Cassien Edgi Health Centre
October 29th: 1:00PM – 3:00PM Band Hall
October 30th: 10:00AM – 12:00PM Yamoga Building Northwright Office
October 30th: 3:30PM – 5:30PM Northern Store
November 1st: 2:00PM – 4:00PM Cassien Edgi Health Centre – Elder’s High Tea
November 1st: 3:30PM – 5:30PM CO-OP

Fort Providence

Date / Time Location
Starting daily on October 15th: 4:00PM – 4:45PM Fort Providence Health Centre Walk-In
October 25th: 10:00AM – 4:00PM Northern Store Walk-In
November 1st: 10:00AM – 4:00PM Northern Store Walk-In
November 2nd: 10:00AM – 4:00PM Kakisa
November 7th: 9:00AM – 4:00PM Big River Gas Station Walk-In
November 21st & 22nd: Offered during the Health Fair Health Fair at the Community Arena – Walk In
TBA Deh Gah School

Fort Simpson

Date / Time Location
October 17th: 9:00AM – 4:30PM Health Centre Walk-In
October 18th: 1:00PM – 4:30 PM Health Centre Walk-In
October 24th: 9:00AM – 4:30PM Health Centre Walk-In
October 25th: 1:30PM – 4:30PM Northern Store Walk-In

Fort Smith

Date / Time Location
October 23rd: 11:00AM – 4:00PM Fort Smith Rec Centre
October 30th: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Kaesars Grocery Store
November 6th: 5:00PM – 7:00PM Kaesars Grocery Store
November 20th: 5:00PM – 7:00PM Northern Store
November 29th: 5:00PM – 7:00PM Northern Store

Hay River

Date / Time Location
November 1, 2018: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM Hay River Community Arena (Annual Health Fair)
November 5, 2018: 900 AM – 3:30 PM Public Health

Inuvik

Date / Time Location
October 23rd: 12:00PM – 4:00PM Staff Blitzz at Inuvik Regional Hospital
October 25th: 1:00PM – 4:30PM North Mart
October 26th: 1:00PM – 4:30PM North Mart
October 29th: 8:30AM – 5:00PM Public Health Walk-In
October 29th: 1:30PM – 3:30PM IRC Building
October 30th: 8:30AM – 5:00PM Public Health Walk-In
October 30th: 3:00PM – 4:30PM East Three Secondary (on the High School side)

Jean Marie River

Date / Time Location
October 19th Health Cabin

Norman Wells

Date / Time Location
October 30th: 9:00AM – 11:00AM Mackenzie Mountain School
October 30th: 2:00PM – 4:00PM Day Program Room in Long Term Care – Elder’s Tea
November 1st: 9:15AM-4:15PM Health Centre
November 2nd: 5:00PM – 6:00PM Northern Store
November 5th: 5:00PM – 6:00PM Rampart Store
November 7th: 3:30PM – 5:30PM Health Centre

Nahanni Butte

Date / Time Location
October 15th & 16th Health Cabin

Sachs Harbour

Date / Time Location
October 17th and onwards (Daily): 9:00AM – 11:00AM and 1:00PM – 4:30PM Health Centre

Sambaa K’e

Date / Time Location
October 11th & 12th Health Cabin

Wekweètì

Date / Time Location
November 13th: 1:00PM – 4:00PM Wekweèti Health Centre
November 14th: 9:00AM – 4:00PM Wekweèti Health Centre
November 15th: 9:00AM – 4:00PM Wekweèti Health Centre
November 16th: 9:00AM – 12:00PM Wekweèti Health Centre

 

Wrigley

Date / Time Location
October 17th & 18th Health Cabin

Yellowknife

Date / Time Location
October 30th: 1:00PM – 4:00PM Baker Centre (Seniors Only)
November 1st: 1:00PM – 6:00PM Northern United Place
November 2nd: 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM Northern United Place
November 17th: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM CO-OP
November 21st: 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM Centre Square Mall
November 22nd: 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM Centre Square Mall
November 24th: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM CO-OP
November 30th: 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM Centre Square Mall

 

For more information on flu shots in the NWT, check out the Health and Social Services website here.