The flu vaccine online appointment booking system is now open. Walk-ins are also available.
Updated October 15, 2019
Getting the flu vaccine is the best way to prevent the flu or reduce the risk of complications. It takes two weeks for the vaccine to boost immunity. The flu vaccine will not protect against colds and other respiratory illnesses not caused by the influenza virus.


Seniors are at risk of serious complications from the flu. The high-dose flu vaccine is the preferred choice for seniors. It provides better protection against influenza A. This vaccine is free at doctor’s office, long-term care homes, walk-in clinics and Public Health flu vaccination clinics.


Kids get the flu most often and can spread flu germs to friends and family before they show symptoms. Kids under five are at higher risk of complications from the flu, requiring hospital care. This year, the nasal spray vaccine is not available in Canada. Children will receive the vaccine that protects against four strains

Pregnant People

Pregnant people should get the flu vaccine to protect themselves and their baby.

Stay Healthy this Flu Season

  1. Get your flu shot early.
  2. Wash your hands often.
  3. Cover your cough or sneeze.
  4. Disinfect toys, door handles, and cell phones.

Flu Vaccination Clinics for 2019

Date Location Time
Friday, November 8 Toronto Reference Library – 789 Yonge Street 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday, November 9 Centrepoint Mall – 6464 Yonge Street 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, November 13 Etobicoke Civic Centre – 399 The West Mall 2:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Friday, November 15 East York Town Centre – 45 Overlea Boulevard 2:30 to 7:30 p.m.