Man with flu

What goes around comes around, including the flu

Every winter in Canada, along with snow and cold weather, comes the dreaded influenza virus, also known as the flu. "In Canada flu activity can be seen as early as October and may extend into early spring," says Maja McGuire, Director of Infection Prevention and Control and Occupational Health, Safety and Wellness.
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News & Community

  • Get your flu shot at NYGH's Pharmacy
    Fri, Oct 20, 2017
    You can get your free flu shot at NYGH's Pharmacy at the General site (4001 Leslie Street). Please bring your OHIP card. Read Moreread more
  • Fanny Bernstein Living Well with Parkinson’s — Program starts Oct. 18
    Mon, Oct 02, 2017
    The next program of eight sessions for people living with Parkinson's and their caregiver begins Wed., October 18. Register now. Read Moreread more
  • Researching best outcomes
    Thu, Sep 14, 2017
    At North York General Hospital the patient experience is at the heart of everything we do. Katie Dainty, PhD, the hospital's new Research Chair in Patient-Centred Outcomes... Read Moreread more
  • Profile: Philip Weaver, Clinical Pastoral Supervisor
    Wed, Sep 13, 2017
    Helping people comes naturally to Philip Weaver. His new role as Clinical Pastoral Supervisor focuses on three main areas. He provides support to patients and their families; ... Read Moreread more
  • Social media and health care: A new frontier
    Wed, Sep 13, 2017
    Never has it been so easy to reach your personal and even professional networks on social media with updates on your own or a loved one's health status. This new reality b... Read Moreread more