For the second fall in a row, Thunder Bay District Health Unit will not be holding designated flu-shot clinics outside the city.

The health unit says rural clinics aren’t needed as much as they once were because there are other opportunities for people to get vaccinated — at local medical clinics and, more recently, at pharmacies.

But the NDP’s health critic believes the decision is a symptom of intense pressure on health units from the Ford government to trim their budgets.

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