Flu shot season returns

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Alberta Health Services are beginning another season of flu shots.  Medicine Hat’s Medical Officer of Health Dr. Lena Derie-Gillespie  says this years vaccine, based on recommendations from the World Health Organization, will cover H1N1, H3N2, as well as the influenza A and one influenza B strains.  Derie-Gillespie says that the Flu-mist is one of the options available again this year as an alternative to getting an injection.  Flu shot clinics in Medicine Hat will begin for the season starting next Tuesday at the Cypress Center from 11am to 7pm