Be a Flu Fighter

Published Monday, November 4, 2019

Be a Flu Fighter

Jean Bartkowiak, President and CEO of Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre, is a Flu Fighter. He received his flu shot to help protect himself, his family, and his coworkers from the influenza virus.

Influenza, commonly known as “the flu”, is a respiratory infection caused by the influenza virus. It's contagious and spreads rapidly from person to person. Fortunately, the influenza vaccine is safe and effective and can benefit people of all ages. Be a Flue Fighter and help keep yourself, your family, your friends and others safe.

Even if you’re healthy, getting immunized against influenza is a great way to protect those around you where you live, work and play. For more information, ask your local health care provider or visit


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