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As of Monday October 26, 2009, the pandemic H1N1 influenza vaccine will
be available first to those people who would benefit most from
- individuals under 65 years of age with chronic disease
- pregnant women
- individuals - including First Nations people - living in remote or isolated communities.
pandemic H1N1 infection. British Columbians who fall into these groups
who need and want the H1N1 vaccine, and for whom the seasonal flu shot
is also recommended, will be able to receive both at the same time.
People who are not at highest risk are requested to wait until
mid-November to get immunized when BC receives its full orders of H1N1
If you cannot find a clinic in your area, that does not mean the H1N1 vaccine is not available in your region. As clinic information is changing on a rapid basis, some locations – including physicians’ offices – may be offering the H1N1 vaccine that are not yet indicated on the map.
If you are at high-risk and wish to receive the H1N1 vaccine, but are not able to attend any of the currently listed clinics in your area, contact your local Public Health Unit or your family physician for more information on where you can get vaccinated.