FLU VACCINATIONS (ADULTS ONLY)
If you are 65 or over (born on or before 31 March 1954) or in an “at risk group” you are eligible for a free flu jab. Speak to Reception to book an appointment.
See Flu Clinics page to check if you are eligible.
If you are not sure if you qualify for a free jab, please ask at Reception
FLU VACCINATIONS (CHILDREN ONLY)
All healthy children aged 2 and 3 (ie born on or after 1 September 2014 and on or before 31 August 2016) are eligible for a free flu vaccination given as a nasal spray here at The Avenue Surgery. This will include some 4 year olds provided they were still 3 on 31 August 2018.
Children in Reception and School Years 1, 2 , 3, 4 and 5 (ie born between 1 September 2008 and 31 August 2014) will be vaccinated at School.
Children aged 6 months to 17 years considered to be in a clinical risk group are eligible for a flu vaccination. For children aged between 6 months and 2 years this will be given as an injection. For all other children it will be given as a nasal spray.
Please note that children who are at risk but you are eligible for flu vaccination via the school based programme detailed above, may be offered the vaccine at The Avenue Surgery if the school session is too late or if the child was absent on the day the vaccine was offered at school.
If you are not sure if your child is eligible for a free flu vaccination here at The Avenue Surgery please ask at Reception.