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Flu Vaccines

2019 Flu vaccines are available from 1 April 2019

Patients eligible for funded flu vaccines are either pregnant women or those 65 years or older or have certain medical conditions such as heart or lung conditions

Please Phone 092943005 to book an appointment for your flu vaccine.

DON'T LET THE FLU GET YOU

You could come in contact with influenza at anytime

Influenza can be anywhere. Contact with the influenza virus is almost unavoidable, and while contact does not necessarily mean infection, it does mean that you are never far from the possibility of catching influenza.

Influenza, commonly called the flu, can be a serious illness that is sometimes fatal. Infection with the influenza virus may lead to a stay in hospital for any age group but particularly if you are elderly or have an ongoing medical condition. Influenza can make an existing medical condition, such as asthma or diabetes, a lot worse.

Even if you do not end up in hospital, influenza can keep you in bed for a week or more, preventing you from doing work, sport or just about anything that requires leaving the house.

By immunising against influenza you can protect yourself and lessen the chance of bringing it home to a baby, older relative, or someone with a medical condition who could develop serious complications from influenza.

 

http://www.fightflu.co.nz/