It's flu season!
The Public Health Agency of Canada says that overall, influenza activity remains high this year with the virus hitting children and healthy adults harder.
According to the Canadian Center for Vaccinology this year’s vaccine can help protect against both the A and B viruses. We typically see influenza B activity towards the end of the winter, so it’s not too late to get the flu shot.
You can help to prevent transmission by practicing proper hygiene techniques and staying home from work if necessary.
Your school board should be taking additional precautions by increasing their cleaning protocols for high contact surfaces such as door knobs, and soap and paper towels should be available at sinks for hand washing.
has the latest updates on the spread of influenza in your area.