FLU CLINICS 2018

Flu Clinics 2018

These are to be arranged shortly

Who is eligible for Flu?

 

 

 

  • everyone aged 65 and over 
  • everyone under 65 years of age who has a medical condition listed on below **  including children and babies over six months of age
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  • all pregnant women, at any stage of pregnancy

 

  • all two- and three- year-old children

 

  • all children in reception class and school years 1, 2, 3 and 4

** Qualifying Conditions

  • a heart problem

• a chest complaint or breathing difficulties, including bronchitis, emphysema or severe asthma

• a kidney disease

• lowered immunity due to disease or treatment (such as steroid medication or cancer treatment)

• liver disease

• had a stroke or a transient ischaemic attack (TIA)

• diabetes

• a neurological condition, eg multiple sclerosis (MS), cerebral palsy or learning disability

• a problem with your spleen, eg sickle cell disease, or you have had your spleen removed

• are seriously overweight (BMI of 40 and above).

  

  • all primary school-aged children in some parts of the country
  • everyone living in a residential or nursing home

 

  • everyone who is the main carer for an older or disabled person

 

  • household contacts of anyone who is immunocompromised
  • all frontline health and social care workers 

  • For advice and information about the flu vaccination, speak to your GP, practice nurse or pharmacist.


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