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Getting Immunized

Immunization is important at every age.  Find information here about Ontario’s Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care’s publicly funded program (delivered locally by the Northwestern Health Unit), vaccine safety, how vaccines work, as well as information for specific age and risk groups.

A schedule for all ages can be found here.
The Northwestern Health Unit offers immunization services and partners with other health care providers to distribute MOHLTC vaccine throughout the Kenora and Rainy River Districts.
 

At the Northwestern Health Unit you can:

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Public Health Question
  • Q:
    How old does my baby have to be to get the flu shot?
    A:
    ​The earliest age that your child can get their flu shot is 6 months. If your child is younger than 6 months or will be born during the flu season it is very important for those in the household as well as close contacts of the infant to have thei...