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Get Your Flu Shot
October 26, 2021

With the province in for what’s predicted to be a bad flu season, British Columbians are strongly encouraged to protect themselves and those around them by getting a flu shot – in fact this year it’s more vital than ever.

The public health measures put in place last year to protect us...

Bayswater Family Practice in Kitsilano
November 2, 2020

Flu season is an annual challenge, but 2020’s vaccine rollout amid the global COVID-19 pandemic has sparked the creativity and organizational skills of physicians across BC.  Doctors are working with each other, other healthcare workers, and partners, ensuring British Columbians have access...

October 21, 2020

With flu season around the corner and the pandemic still with us, it is more important than ever that British Columbians get their flu shots this year. The anticipated high demand brings with it challenges for doctors who have limited space to see patients safely in their office because of the...

Flu Season
October 22, 2018

As flu season approaches, many may question whether to get the flu shot. In fact, a recent poll shows that only 60% of British Columbians actually plan on getting vaccinated this year. The poll also shows that 35% believe healthy people don’t need the flu shot – a dangerous misconception...

How to survive a bad flu season
February 16, 2018

Have you had the flu this winter? If not, you probably know someone who has. North America has been hit hard by the flu this winter and there’s no sign yet that the infection rate is going down.

As of February 5, 2018, data from Health Canada states that over 3,000 hospitalizations, 285...