Flu – or Influenza – shots and immunization will be available at Chaparral Compounding Pharmacy in Calgary on Monday, October 17, 2022.
If you are a Canadian living in southeast Calgary, Alberta, just bring your personal Alberta health card to the pharmacy to get your flu shot.
You are totally covered by your health card!
Flu shots are available at our pharmacy for ** 5 years of age or older Albertans.
**Per the AHS, adults can get their flu shot with any COVID-19 vaccine or booster at the same time or within a few days, up to their preferences! Kids 5 to 11 must wait 14 days between the flu shot and any COVID-19 vaccine or booster.
If you cannot make it to Chaparral Compounding Pharmacy on October 17, you can also come after that date till the end of winter 2023 (although it is recommended to get the shot at the beginning for more effective immunity).
You can also get the flu shot at any of the following locations/clinics:
-Airdrie Alberta Health Services Clinic
-Banff Alberta Health Services Clinic
-Calgary South Health Campus
-Central Alberta Health Services Clinic
-Edmonton Alberta Health Services Clinic
-Fort McMurray Alberta Health Services Clinic
-Grande Prairie Alberta Health Services Clinic
-Lethbridge Alberta Health Services Clinic
-Medicine Hat Alberta Health Services Clinic
-Red Deer Alberta Health Services Clinic
-St. Albert Alberta Health Services Clinic
-Strathcona Alberta Health Services Clinic
-Wetaskiwin Alberta Health Services Clinic
You can also show proof of Alberta residency to get the flu shot or vaccine. So either a health care card, driver’s license, or birth certificate are all acceptable forms of proof of residency and eligibility in Alberta.
The flu shots are available for walk-ins at our location in southeast Calgary at 210 – 10 Chaparral Drive SE, Calgary T2X 3R7.
You can also book your appointment at our pharmacy (or for any other pharmacy or provincial AHS health clinic) down below:
Normally, the flu shot or immunization protects against the two main strains of influenza A and B. Some examples of influenza A and B strains are:
For more information about the flu shot, please check this nice presentation by the Alberta Health Services (AHS). You can also check our other article about why it is important to get the flu shot.
You can also transfer any prescription for you, your kids, your family, your seniors, and even your pets to Chaparral Compounding Pharmacy. Our compounding laboratory can compound any custom medication, based on your physician’s prescription.
Don’t hesitate to ask our pharmacists and assistants at 403-475-5544 for any information or service you may need.
See you soon!