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The purpose of this Web site is to provide information on Acadia University's pandemic planning. Acadia has an established Emergency Response Team. We regularly update and exercise our Emergency Response Plan and work closely with EMO Nova Scotia (Emergency Management Office) to certify and train our staff in emergency preparedness and response. We also collaborate with the Town of Wolfville Emergency Response Team and the Kings County Regional Emergency Management Organization.

Our Pandemic Planning Committee coordinates the development and implementation of pandemic preparedness, response, and recovery for the University.

 

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H1N1 and Seasonal Flu Vaccination Clinic November 30

November 26, 2009

Anyone who would like to be vaccinated against the H1N1 Influenza virus will have an opportunity on November 30 between 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. at an H1N1 and Seasonal Flu Vaccine Clinic located at the Acadia Festival Theatre, 504 Main Street, Wolfville. Registration ends at 6:30 p.m. 

This clinic is offered by Nova Scotia Public Health.

Please note that limited vaccine is also available through most family physicians offices across the district. Additional public vaccine clinics will be scheduled into December throughout the Annapolis Valley so please visit their Web site for the most up-to-date schedule www.avdha.nshealth.ca or by calling 811.

Please remember long waits can be difficult, especially for pregnant women, seniors, and young children. Eat before you come to a clinic, be prepared in case you have to wait outside and consider bringing a snack and drink.  People are reminded to bring their health card.  There is no charge for the H1N1 vaccine.  Do not come to the clinic if you are sick or have flu symptoms. 

Students  are asked to bring their Health Card or Acadia Student ID.

 

Questions about H1N1 and Seasonal Influenza?

If you have questions regarding H1N1 or Seasonal Influenza, visit www.gov.ns.ca/h1n1.

You can also connect to the new Healthlink 811 program provided by the Province of Nova Scotia, which provides 24-hour access to non-emergency health information and services. This may be useful to those with questions regarding their influenza-like illness (ILI) symptoms. Visit: http://www.nshealthlink811.ca.