Add a flu shot to your grocery list this season. Flu shots available October 16, 2023.
September 12, 2023
All Calgary Co-op pharmacies are offering in-store flu shot immunizations.
All individuals must live, work or go to school in Alberta, must be five years of age or older and must show their Alberta Health Care card to be eligible for flu shots. The Fluzone HD vaccine for Albertans over 65 is subject to availability.
For patients that have undergone a double mastectomy or have bilateral lymph node damage/removal, appointments must be booked through Alberta Health Services here.
Available starting October 16, 2023.
The following can be co-administered during your flu shot appointment or booked separately:
1. Before your appointment:
2. At your scheduled appointment:
3. Find a safe waiting area post-injection. Patients must remain in the store for 15 minutes post-injection to monitor for anaphylactic reactions.
4. Review post-immunization aftercare guidance instructions:
Individuals who receive influenza immunization may experience side effects. These reactions are most often mild, develop within 24 hours and could last 24-48 hours.