Cold and flu



Influenza is transmitted very easily and can cause serious complications, especially in more vulnerable people. 

Learn more about the flu


> Surveillance de la grippe (INSPQ)

Gastroenteritis (stomach flu)

Gastroenteritis, also referred as "stomach flu", is an inflammation of the lining of the stomach and intestine, which causes diarrhea and vomiting.

Learn more about gastroenteritis

> Visit le Portail Santé mieux-être

Do you have symptoms?

The decision aid is a practical tool for knowing when to seek medical advice when flu or stomach flu symptoms appear.

Consult the decision assistant >>


Available Services

If possible, consider other options before going to the emergency room.


Consult the directory of clinics >>

Situation in Emergency Rooms

> Get an overview of the situation in our emergency rooms

Need health services?

 simplified guide to services


>Main points of service in the region

>Your options before going to the emergency room

Returning from a Trip Abroad

If you have travelled to one of the countries listed below and then go to the emergency room with symptoms of fever or coughing, be sure to follow the indicated procedures upon arrival to prevent the spread of infections. Countries | Bahrain • Bangladesh • Cambodia • China • Egypt • France • Greece • Hong Kong • India • Indiana (United States) • Indonesia • Iran • Iraq • Israel • Italy • Jordan • Korea • Kuwait • Laos • Lebanon • Libya • Malaysia • Nepal • Netherlands (Holland) • Oman • Palestinian Territories • Qatar • Saudi Arabia • Syria • Tunisia • United Arab Emirates • United Kingdom (UK) • Vietnam • Yemen