Flu Vaccinations 2019/20
Seasonal flu is a highly infectious illness caused by a flu virus. The virus infects your lungs and upper airways, causing a sudden high temperature and general aches and pains. You could also lose your appetite, feel nauseous and have a dry cough. Symptoms can last for up to a week.
You may be invited for a flu jab if you are:
- over 65 years of age
- a main Carer for an older or disabled person
- living in a residential or nursing home
- a serious heart or chest complaint, including asthma
- serious kidney disease
- lowered immunity due to disease or treatment such as steroid medication or cancer treatment
- if you have ever had a stroke
- ALL healthy children who are aged 2 and 3 years of age on 31st August 2019 – this is in the form of a nasal spray
Please book an appointment in one of our nurse flu clinics if you are in any of the above at risk groups. For more information on whether you qualify for a flu vaccination please follow this link – you can book an appointment at reception, by calling or online.
All healthy children who are aged 2 to 3 years of age on 31st August 2019 will be sent a letter to invite them to a scheduled clinic.
If you have any queries please contact the surgery on 01737 762902.