Health Information for Seniors

Are you over 65?

You may be at increased risk of complications from the flu.

As time goes by, the immune system weakens,making it harder to fight off infection.

To protect yourself:

• Get your flu shot
• Clean your hands often
• Cough and sneeze into your arm, not your hand
• Keep common surfaces clean
• Stay home if you are sick
To get more information on flu, please visit fightflu.ca or consult the following documents:
Health Canada also suggests you some easy steps to maintaining a healthy home in the Environmental Health Guide for Seniors at Home available at the following link: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hl-vs/pubs/seniors-aines/seniors-enviro-aines-eng.php

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