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Influenza (Flu)

FLU VACCINATION 2020

We are starting to book patients into our Flu Clinics if you are 65 years or one of the Clinical "at risk" groups listed who are advised to have a Flu vaccination you need to make sure you are protected from seasonal flu, you will be eligible to get FREE flu vaccination at the practice from the middle of September. 

High Risk Categories include:

  • Adults 65 years and over
  • Pregnant women
  • People with chronic medical conditions including children
  • Children 2 to 3 years. Date of birth 1st September 2016 to 31st August 2018

Some queuing will be outside the building so please come prepared you will required to wear a face covering at all times and adhere to social distancing. 

If you have not booked a slot please telephone the reception team who will be more than happy to help (if possible telephone between 2pm to 6pm Monday to Friday)

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What is Flu?

Flu is an infectious and common viral illness spread by coughs and sneezes.

It's not the same as the common cold. Flu is caused by a different group of viruses. Symptoms tend to be more severe and last longer.

You can catch flu – short for influenza – all year round, but it is especially common in winter, which is why it is also known as "seasonal flu".

For more information see the Flu page on the NHS website.

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Don't put off getting your Flu Vaccination