Nass Valley villages to hold flu clinics

INFLUENZA IMMUNIZATION clinics available to the elders and staff and the general public.

  • Oct. 30, 2013 11:00 a.m.

PUBLIC FLU immunization clinics are available on a drop-in basis in the Nass Valley during the first two weeks of November.

According to Nisga’a Valley Health Authority, Gitwinksihlkw will hold a public clinic Nov. 6 from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Gitlaxt’aamiks holds a public clinic Nov. 8 from 9 a.m. to noon, and Nov. 12 from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Gingolx holds its public flu clinic Nov. 13 from 1 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Laxgalts’ap holds its public clinic Nov. 14 from 6:30 to 8 at the rec centre.

All clinics are at the health centres in each community.

For elders and staff, which includes health care workers, Lisims and village government employees, Headstart, the school district, fire departments and RCMP, separate flu clinics will be held in Laxgalts’ap Nov. 4 from 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.; in Gitwinksihlkw Nov. 6 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.; in Gingolx Nov. 7 from 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.; and Gitlaxt’aamiks Nov. 5 from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and Nov. 12 from 8:30 a.m. to noon.

These clinics are also at the health centre in each community.