What happens at a Peel Health Flu clinic?
• Immunization with the influenza vaccine is voluntary • All individuals receiving the vaccine will be provided with verbal and/or written information about the risks/benefits of the vaccine along with any contraindications and precautions. • The consent for immunization can be signed by individuals aged 14 years and over. For individuals under the age of 14 years, consent must be signed by a parent/legal guardian. • A nurse will determine an individual’s capacity to give informed consent when needed. • Screening questions specific to the flu vaccine will be asked for each client before the nurse will proceed with immunization.