Seasonal Flu Guidance 2020
Briefing for patients on flu eligibility
Please see attached information from the government regarding eligibility and guidance for 'flu vaccines
Seasonal Flu Vaccinations
Our 'flu clinics will take place on Saturday 3rd October 2020 and Sunday 18th October 2020 and are now available to book for eligible patients. Please contact our reception team after 10am on 01473 719112 to make an appointment. When calling, please advise them if you have any mobility issues.
Please note that there will be limited parking - please only use a vehicle if absolutely necessary.
Due to social distancing regulations, this year's clinic will involve vaccinations taking place within a public area. Please ensure that you are wearing appropriate clothing to facilitate quick administration of the vaccine. Please also ensure that you are wearing a face covering if you are able to.
You should be vaccinated against seasonal flu if you:
- are over 65
- are pregnant or
- suffer from any of the following chronic illnesses :-
- asthma (vaccination not needed if only BLUE inhaler used)
- lung disease
- heart disease
- kidney disease
- liver disease
- neurological disease
- low immune system
Please look out for our notices and book your appointment as soon as possible.
We also participate in a national program to vaccinate all children against influenza who are aged 2, 3, or 4 as at 1st September. Invitations are sent to eligible children and separate clinics are set up. The childhood vaccine is administered as a nasal spray.