HAMILTON, ON - March 13, 2017 - Hamilton Public Health Services is seeing increased mumps activity in Hamilton and Ontario. Currently, fewer than 5 cases of mumps have been confirmed in Hamilton, but more could be expected with the outbreak in Toronto and other areas in Canada.
Hamilton, ON– October 25, 2016 - Flu season is here. Getting the flu shot is the best way to protect yourself and those around you from the flu. The flu shot is now available. Ontarians six months of age and older can get flu shot from their doctor or at a clinic. Anyone five years of age and older can also get their flu shot from a pharmacist.
A list of locations in Hamilton where you can get your flu shot can be found at: www.hamilton.ca/flu
Hamilton, ON – August 23, 2016 – As students prepare to head back to school parents are reminded take time to review their child’s vaccines with their doctor, and report their child’s vaccine records to Public Health Services. This coming school year, Public Health Services will review upwards of 54,000 vaccine records for students ages 7 to 14 and 16 years of age, with the goal of screening all Hamilton area students by 2017-2018.