Category Archives: Misc

Moderna COVID vaccine key points

The Moderna COVID vaccine has been approved in Canada. So now that more data is available, I thought I’d put together a few key points as I did when the Pfizer vaccine was released. The vaccine comes in a multi-dose vial which contains 10 doses. Each dose of the vaccine is 0.5mL, which is similar Continue Reading
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Pfizer COVID vaccine key points

Now that the Pfizer COVID vaccine has been approved in Canada, I have been able to access more data. Here are a few key points: The vaccine comes in a multi-dose vial which contains 5 doses. Each dose of the vaccine is 0.3mL, which is less than most vaccines, which are usually either 0.5mL or Continue Reading
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Polaris Travel Clinic and Pharmacy donates $1 for every flu shote given to Airdrie P.O.W.E.R.

Polaris Travel Clinic and Pharmacy is proud to announce they will be donating $1 to Airdrie P.O.W.E.R. for every flu vaccine they administer at their clinic from October 19 until November 14.  This donation will help support finishing the construction of their new day shelter. “We try to pick a local charity to support during Continue Reading
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Flu shots in Airdrie in 2020 – book online now

Flu vaccine provided through the Alberta government flu vaccination program is available on Monday, October 19, 2020.   At Polaris Travel Clinic and Pharmacy in Airdrie, we will be providing flu shots to those 5 years and older and have a valid Alberta Health Care card for no charge.  Check this page regularly for updates.  To Continue Reading
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Fluzone HD for seniors now available

Fluzone High Dose for seniors is now available at Polaris Travel Clinic and Pharmacy in Airdrie. It’s a specially formulated flu shot recommended for those 65 years and older. It’s not part of the regular Alberta flu immunization program (unless you are in a care facility). Cost is $77 – seniors Alberta Blue Cross does Continue Reading
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Jet lag tips

Travelling across time zones is exciting … and exhausting. Jet lag is the term used to describe the symptoms associated with a lack of sleep that is caused by travelling across more than 3 time zones. Travelling across these time zones causes a disconnect between your body’s normal sleep/wake cycle and the time at your Continue Reading
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Culture Shock

Have you ever considered living in another country? Whether its teaching English abroad for a year or permanently moving back to live with family or retiring somewhere warmer than Canada, moving to another country can pose some difficulties. Any move can be stressful, and moving to another country with a different culture can be even Continue Reading
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