Although Jules had never gotten a flu shot in the past, it had been on their mind lately. Jules decided to call the pharmacy down the street and was able to get a flu shot right away.
Jules feels that as a healthy young teenager, they don’t need to get a flu shot. That’s just for the sick and old, isn’t it?
On Tuesdays, Jules goes to the yearbook meeting at lunchtime. The yearbook team has about 10 people working on it, in close quarters and sharing computers and physical layouts.
Flu Fighters@HealthECanada · Nov 9
One person has died from the flu this season, Manitoba Health has confirmed.
#influenza #ManitobaHealth #GetVaccinated
In 2015-16, the flu shot was, overall, just shy of 45-50% effective.
Every weekend, Jules plays soccer. There are 11 people on their team, plus two coaches. The whole family comes out to watch Jules play.
Flu Fighters@HealthECanada · Dec 21
#DYK that even if you get the flu after you get vaccinated, the #flushot can help reduce the severity of your symptoms?
#influenza #FluFacts #GetVaccinated
10 to 20% of Canada’s population get influenza each year.
Jules is saving for college, so they work a few shifts a week at the grocery store near home. Usually they’re a cashier, checking people out and bagging groceries.
Flu Fighters@HealthECanada · Feb 2
Get your flu shot as soon as it’s available. It can take up to two weeks to build immunity after you get the flu shot.
#HerdImmunity #FluFacts #TheMoreYouKnow
Chemistry class is Jules’s favourite — who doesn’t love getting to mix things together? Jules works closely with their lab partner to make sure everything is documented correctly. Anything for an A!
Flu Fighters@HealthECanada · Mar 14
This year’s vaccine has been determined to be a closer genetic match to this year’s strain than last year’s was.
#WeDidIt #BetterMatch #GetVaccinated
Jules’s family tries to make sure they have dinner together at least a few times a week. With so many different schedules, it can be tough, but family time is important. Spaghetti night is always family night!
Flu Fighters@HealthECanada · Apr 9
Not all bugs need drugs! #Antibiotics aren’t effective to treat viruses like a cold or the flu
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