Flu Shots at Valley Ridge Pharmacy in Calgary

Your Trusted Partner for Flu Immunizations

Stay Healthy this Season with Flu Shots

Understanding Flu Shots

At Valley Ridge Pharmacy, we understand how important it is to protect yourself during the flu season. To help protect your health and the health of your loved ones, our dedicated pharmacists are available to provide you with reliable and convenient flu shots.

Personalized Protection Against the Flu

Why Choose Our Flu Shot Services?

Valley Ridge Pharmacy is committed to providing excellent influenza vaccination services. Here’s what sets us apart:

  • Convenient Walk-In Flu Shots: No need for appointments; simply visit us during our regular business hours, and our pharmacists will administer your flu shot.

  • Influenza Vaccines for Everyone: From kids to adults, we offer flu shots for all age groups to safeguard our community effectively.

  • High-Quality Vaccines: We obtain our vaccines from reputable suppliers, ensuring their safety and effectiveness.

Frequently Asked Questions About Flu Shots

Your Flu Shot Questions Answered

What are flu shots, and why should I get one?

Flu vaccines, also referred to as flu shots, are vaccinations made to protect against seasonal flu viruses. Getting vaccinated against the flu can protect people who are at risk and help prevent illness and flu-related complications.

Who should get a flu shot?

Flu shots are recommended for individuals aged six months and older, with some exceptions. For high-risk groups like children, the elderly, pregnant women, and people with long-term medical conditions, it is especially important to get vaccinated.

When is the best time to get a flu shot?

It is best to get vaccinated before flu season, which usually starts in the early fall. However, you can still get the flu shot later in the year.

Are flu shots safe?

Yes, flu shots are safe, and they are recommended by healthcare professionals to reduce the risk of influenza.

Are there any side effects?

Yes, there can be side effects after receiving a flu shot, but they are typically mild and temporary, lasting only for a short period of time. Common side effects of flu shots may include soreness, redness, or swelling at the injection site. Serious side effects are extremely rare.