Free Flu Shots at Pharmacies in Ontario Starting Late October

Ontario started its yearly flu immunization program on October 25, 2016 and residents can now get a free shot at doctors’ offices, pharmacies and local public health units around the province. There are approximately 2,600 trained pharmacists in Ontario who can administer the vaccine to individuals 5 years of age and older. This makes immunization […]

Toronto pharmacist, cop save heart attack victim on trans-Pacific flight

Pharmacists in Ontario who give out vaccines must be certified with CPR training. Yet a Toronto pharmacist who practices in Oakville certainly didn’t realize his training requirement would have resulted in the need to save a passenger on an overnight trans-Pacific flight. With quick thinking and action, their training prepared them to provide continuous CPR (cardio […]