Entries by Stratford Family Health Team

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4 Common Misconceptions About Getting the Flu Shot

Every year, million of Canadians catch the flu, usually in the late fall to early spring. Some people are only mildly affected, while others get very sick. Most people recover from the flu in a week or 10 days, but other may develop serious complications, such as pneumonia, that can send them to the hospital.… Continue Reading 4 Common Misconceptions About Getting the Flu Shot

Travel Safe – Things You Should Know About the Zika Virus

Before booking your next vacation, review the latest health advisories on the Zika Virus by clicking here.   What Is The Zika Virus? Zika virus is occurring in many regions of the world. Local transmission of Zika virus was first reported in the Americas in 2015. Currently there is ongoing local transmission in many countries… Continue Reading Travel Safe – Things You Should Know About the Zika Virus