Toronto flu shots

Dr de Villa urges all Torontonians to get flu shots

eAwaz Medicine

Toronto – Dr Eileen de Villa, the City of Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health, is urging residents to get their influenza (flu) vaccine now to maximize their protection against the flu virus and avoid having the flu as an “uninvited guest” at holiday celebrations. If the current pattern of confirmed influenza infections in Toronto continues, the risk of flu infection …

Vax for seniors

Toronto teams up with Shoppers Drug Mart, Rexall to get seniors vaccinated

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Toronto – Toronto Public Health, Shoppers Drug Mart and Rexall pharmacies are teaming up to provide walk-in COVID-19 and flu vaccination clinics at select pharmacy locations across Toronto for people age 50 and older as part of the pharmacies’ seniors’ health days. On Thursday, November 24 and Thursday, December 8, walk-in clinics at Shoppers Drug Mart locations across Toronto will …

BeSunSafe program

BeSunSafe free sunscreen back in select Toronto parks

eAwaz Lifestyle

Toronto – The City of Toronto, the David Cornfield Melanoma Fund, the Douglas Wright Foundation and Shoppers Drug Mart are collaborating once again to deliver the #BeSunSafe program this summer. The #BeSunSafe program aims to help prevent skin cancer by providing sunscreen and an opportunity to take a break in the shade to people enjoying some of Toronto’s parks, and …

Similac Advance Step 2 Milk Based Iron Fortified

Shoppers Drug Mart recalling certain Abbott brand powdered infant formula products 

eAwaz Health

Ottawa – The Government of Canada website has issued recall for several powdered infant formula products due to possible microbial contamination. The warning says Shoppers Drug Mart is recalling certain Abbott brand powdered infant formula products from the marketplace due to possible Cronobacter sakazakii and Salmonella contamination. The products include 964-gram containers of Similac Advance Step 1 Milk-Based Iron-Fortified Infant …

while rapid antigen tests detect viral protein the rt pcr tests detect viral rna or its genetic material

Where to get free COVID-19 rapid antigen tests in Ontario

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City/Town Retailer Address Acton Pharma Plus 372 Queen Street East Acton Shoppers Drug Mart 252 Queen Street Acton Sobeys 372 Queen Street East Ajax Ajax Pharmchoice 101-901 Harwood Avenue North Ajax Costco Pharmacy 150 Kingston Road East Ajax Food Basics 280 Harwood Avenue South Ajax Food Basics 475 Westney Road Ajax Health Rite Pharmacy 75 Bayly Street West Ajax Metro …