Influenza Immunization Program newsletter - March 2018

Infuenza Program Update

March 23, 2018

The Influenza Immunization Program for 2017-2018 is coming to an end. As of March 17, 2018 1,223,109 doses of influenza vaccine have been administered in Alberta. Thank you for your support of the Alberta Influenza Immunization Program.

Influenza data for the 2017-2018 season is reported on a weekly basis. Data includes: number of doses of influenza vaccine administered by provider type across the province, number of laboratory confirmed cases of influenza, number of Albertans hospitalized with influenza disease and number of Albertans deceased who had lab confirmed influenza. Community providers can find this information on the Alberta Health Services website.

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