The National Director of Public Health, Dr. Luke Boyle suggested Thursday.
“We see an upward trend in many indicators,” said DR Luc Boileau
“An increase in transmission is expected even if there are no new variants.”
The National Director of Public Health clarified that despite the start of the academic year, “it went well” compared to the last two years.
He reminded that vaccination is the best way to protect against the virus.
“If you got your vaccine more than five months ago, you can get a new dose.”
According to D, bivalent vaccine is mainly used according to Omicron variant which is available for few weeks.R Luc Boileau.
Public health is moving the flu vaccination campaign weeks ahead of schedule. It will start on October 5, parallel to the vaccination against Covid-19.
In addition, many vaccination centers dedicated to COVID-19 also offer the influenza vaccine. It is possible for the population to receive two vaccines simultaneously during their visit.
Appointments will be open to the public on Click Sante from October 5.
– In collaboration with journaldequebec.com