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Department of Family and Community Medicine and St. Michael’s Academic Family Health Team


Flu shot information

Flu vaccines

We are currently planning how we will be delivering flu vaccines this year. Since we have to maintain social distancing and have reduced capacity in the clinics, we cannot operate the same way as previous years. If you would like to get your flu vaccine, we suggest the following options:

  1. Get your flu shot at your local pharmacy. Pharmacists can administer the flu vaccine to people over the age of five and will be receiving the high dose flu vaccines for people over the age of 65. We recommend using this option, especially if you do not live close to one of our clinics. Please check out this website to find a pharmacy near you.

  2. There may also be some local public health clinics offering flu vaccines in your area. Please also consider using this option. Please check Toronto Public Health’s website for more information.

    If you wish to go to a Toronto Public Health Flu Vaccine Clinic you will need to book an appointment. Please go to their online booking page to find a clinic near you and book an appointment.

  3. People with pre-booked in person appointments with their MD, NP or RN for another medical reason can ask to have their flu vaccine at their visit.

  4. If you wish to book a flu shot ONLY with us, you can book into one of our flu clinics. Please call the clinic to book an appointment. Our priority is families with a child five years old and under. You may experience longer wait times, due to the volume of calls. We appreciate your patience.

    Dates include:

    Weekends:

    Dates Location Times

    Oct. 31, Nov. 1
    (Reserved for families with children under 5)

    80 Bond Street

    9 a.m. - noon and 1 - 4 p.m.

    Nov. 7, 8

    80 Bond Street

    9 a.m. - noon and 1 - 4 p.m.

    Nov. 14,15

    80 Bond Street

    9 a.m. - noon and 1 - 4 p.m.

    Weeknight evenings:

    • Dates: Nov. 2, 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19
    • Time: 5 - 7:30 p.m.
    • Location: Will run at the location of the urgent care clinic. Please click here for those locations.

    If you wish to book an appointment for your flu vaccine into one of our flu vaccine clinics you can also email FHTBookings@smh.ca to schedule an appointment. In order to book an appointment by email you must have an email consent on file. When sending an email booking request please include your full name, date of birth, phone number, family doctor’s name, clinic location and reason for visit.

Please Note: You must pass COVID-19 screening questions in order to come in and have your flu shot. This is to help ensure the safety of you, staff and other patients in the clinic. All patients will be screened at the door.