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Flu Shot Clinics

Seasonal Flu Vaccine

If you are 65 and over and receive your flu shot in the community, please call us and let us know, so we can record it in your Electronic Health Record.

If you have not yet received your flushot, it's not too late. Please make an appointment with a nurse to be vaccinated.


Ministry of Health Flu Information

Visit:   http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/public/programs/publichealth/flu


Is it a COLD or the FLU?

The cold and flu have many of the same symptoms.  However, a cold is generally mild, where the flu is more severe.  The following are some examples of symptoms for both the cold and flu.

COLD SYMPTOMS FLU SYMPTOMS
- tired - sudden onset
- sneezing - fever
- coughing - weak
- runny nose - chills
- sore throat - muscle aches

What causes a cold or the flu?

Viruses.  Over 100 viruses can cause colds.  The flu, on the other hand is caused by just a few different viruses each year.

For these and all viral infections; rest, drink plenty of fluids, take acetaminophen for aches and fever.  If symptoms become severe (eg. Short of breath) please call the office.
King West Medical is a part of the Family Health Team.  This means that we are able to offer our patients a wide variety of services that most other medical practices aren't able to offer.

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