There is currently a shortage of the yellow fever vaccine in Canada. Travellers should contact the Porcupine Health Unit well in advance to inquire about whether or not Yellow Fever vaccine is required. The Porcupine Health Unit will then be able to advise you on your options including possibly travelling out of town to receive the yellow fever vaccine.
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This fall you can get both your flu and COVID-19 vaccines at one of the many Porcupine Health Unit clinics in the area. The vaccines are safe and effective and the best protection available against flu and COVID-19.
During the colder months, illnesses like the flu, RSV, and COVID-19 tend to spread more since people are often indoors. To best protect against severe sickness or hospital stays, everyone should ensure their vaccinations are up to date.