Flu vaccine 2022-2023
Concordia Health Services recommends everyone get their flu vaccine, every year.
Free flu vaccination in Quebec
Everyone can get a flu shot free of charge, effective immediately, as an exceptional measure by Quebec's Health Ministry for this year due to significant traffic in the province’s emergency rooms.
Book an appointment online at a location near you through ClicSanté.
International students: Although the vaccine is free, some pharmacies or private clinics may charge an injection fee. You can try booking via the booking hotline to avoid such fees: 1‑877‑644‑4545 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday to Friday. Be sure to clarify you are an international student and want to avoid any additional fees.
Flu vaccination at Concordia
Concordia Health Services has a limited number of doses of the flu vaccine remaining.
To book an appointment, please call 514-848-2424 ext. 3565 (Sir George Williams campus) or 514-848-2424 ext. 3575 (Loyola campus).
More information about the flu vaccine
Getting the flu vaccine will reduce your chance of getting the flu or spreading it to others. If you do catch the flu, being vaccinated can make the illness less severe. The flu vaccine contributes to herd immunity and the benefits of getting the flu vaccine far outweigh the risk of not getting it.
- The flu vaccine is your best defence against the flu. Other strategies that can help you stay healthy include washing your hands, getting plenty of sleep, and eating healthfully.
- Learn more about the flu, including how to take care of yourself when you are ill.
- Find reliable, evidence-based answers to common vaccine questions from the Government of Quebec's Health Portal.