Seasonal Influenza Vaccination

Posted by: jessicaormrod - Posted on:

What a really great turn out for today’s flu vaccine clinic which was targetted at the under 65y ‘at risk’ groups and the over 65ys.

185 vaccines given smoothly with extra Covid-19 safety measures in place. Thanks to all those who attended – some excellent time keeping by you all!

We have Saturday clinics available to book for the next two weekends as well as flu vaccination clinics during the week in normal working hours.

The flu vaccine is given to people who:

If you’re aged 50 to 64 and have a health condition that means you’re more at risk from flu, you should get your flu vaccine as soon as possible. Other 50 to 64 year-olds will be contacted about a flu vaccine later in the season.

The children’s nasal spray flu vaccine is free on the NHS for:

  • children aged 2 or 3 years on 31 August 2020 – born between 1 September 2016 and 31 August 2018
  • all primary school children (reception to year 6)
  • all year 7 in secondary school
  • children aged 2 to 17 years with long-term health conditions