Symptoms vs Flu and Common Cold

It’s important more than ever this year to get your flu shot to protect you, your loved ones and your community. The flu shot does not protect you from COVID-19 but ensures to keep you safe from the flu.

Call your local community health centre to book your appointment to get the flu shot.
If you have any questions regarding COVID-19, call the phone number for your community.

Fort Albany, Attawapiskat, Kashechewan, Peawanuck and Moosonee:
Call the Porcupine Health Unit’s branch in Moosonee
1-705-336-2294 x 326
8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday.

Moose Factory:
Call the Moose Factory Health Centre
705-658-4220 between
8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday to Friday.

Telehealth Ontario
after hours and weekends
1-866-797-0000

For more information about COVID-19 symptoms vs the flu and common cold, check out these ressources:

Porcupine Public Health

Flu Vaccine: Get the Facts

COVID-19 Cold vs Flu and Common Cold

CBC News: Do I have COVID-19, Cold or Flu

Why do you need to get a flu shot every year? – Melvin Sanicas

Guidance for influenza vaccine delivery in the presence of COVID-19