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Flu vaccination

Don't let the flu take you by surprise.

The flu is a contagious infection that can lead to serious complications in people at high risk. Getting vaccinated is the best way to protect yourself against complications of the flu. If you belong to one of the groups at high risk, you should get vaccinated; the vaccine is given free of charge.


Preventing Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Every year, carbon monoxide is responsible for many cases of poisoning, with numbers increasing in the winter and during cold snaps in particular. These incidents are primarily caused by the increased use of heating systems fired by wood, fuel oil, propane and natural gas, as well as by the widespread use of garages. It is therefore important to maintain vigilance for carbon monoxide poisoning at all times. To learn more, consult the following pages:

Flu and Gastroenteritis

Flu and gastroenteritis viruses are easily spread. If you present symptoms, read the information on flu and gastroenteritis to know what to do and when to consult a doctor. You can also call Info-Santé 8-1-1 when necessary. If consultation is required, see the Finding a Resource section.

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