The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc.
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The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc.

October 26, 2015 07:00 ET

Jean Coutu Provides Flu Vaccination in Each Quebec region

Fast and easy online appointment-setting

LONGUEUIL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Oct. 26, 2015) - The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. (the "Jean Coutu Group" or the "Corporation") and its affiliated pharmacist-owners announced today the introduction of their flu vaccination campaign. Flu vaccines will be available in approximately 300 Jean Coutu stores throughout Quebec regions as well as Ontario and New Brunswick.

As of October 26, patients can make online appointments at healthappointment.jeancoutu.com. Within a few minutes, they will be able to review the times and dates available in nearby pharmacies and send their appointment requests for one or several individuals at a time. They will also be able to make appointments over the phone or in person with their Jean Coutu affiliated pharmacists.

"The flu season is getting close. We are very proud to be able to provide flu vaccination in most of our network stores. In addition, setting appointments is even easier and faster with our new online platform", explained Mr. Richard Mayrand, Senior Vice President, Pharmacy and Governmental Affairs, at the Jean Coutu Group.

A service accessible to all

Flu vaccination is paramount for some groups in the population, such as individuals with a chronic disease or aged over 60. A list of these groups is available on an information page hosted on the Jean Coutu website at http://www.jeancoutu.com/en/health/pharmaceutical-services/flu-vaccination/.

About The Jean Coutu Group

The Jean Coutu Group is one of the most trusted names in Canadian pharmacy retailing. The Corporation operates a network of 416 franchised stores located in the provinces of Quebec, New Brunswick and Ontario under the banners of PJC Jean Coutu, PJC Clinique, PJC Santé and PJC Santé Beauté, which employs close to 20,000 people. Furthermore, the Jean Coutu Group owns Pro Doc Ltd ("Pro Doc"), a Quebec-based subsidiary and manufacturer of generic drugs.

Source: The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc.

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