If you haven’t already received your flu shot for this year, there is no time like the present.

So far we have avoided any large outbreaks, and Erin Cowan, the Manager of Infectious Diseases for the health unit says get in there and roll up your sleeve.

Shots are still available at the health unit, and at pharmacies, and with your healthcare provider. It’s never too late to get your flu shot, but of course we always stress the sooner you get it the better.”

She added “ we haven’t seen any cases in the district so far but we expect some in the coming weeks. “

They are highly recommended for younger and older residents, and anyone with pre existing conditions and breathing problems.