Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnic
Image Credit: Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Nursing Students Deliver Health Education about Influenza Immunization, in collaboration with the Regina Open Door Society

Students from the Saskatchewan Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing (SCBScN) program (offered jointly by Saskatchewan Polytechnic and the University of Regina) will join with Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region (RQHR) Public Health Nurses, at the Regina Open Door Society (RODS) on October 21 to provide flu shots to many refugees and immigrants that live here in Regina. Last week students were on site at RODS to deliver health education sessions about influenza immunization. Getachew Woldyesus, manager of Regina Open Door Society's Settlement Family and Community Services Division stated “We are delighted that the collaborative nursing program has partnered with our Organization and the Regina Qu'Appelle Health Region for a second straight year, to provide this very necessary information and access to immunizations for newcomers to Regina.” Last year 631 newcomers were immunized at the Regina Open Door Society Flu Clinic.

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