Getting your flu vaccine is one of the best things you can do to help stay well through the flu season. Flu can be anywhere and is easily spread through talking, coughing and sneezing. Your best protection from the flu is getting the vaccine.
Your vaccination will be delivered by a qualified vaccinating Pharmacist who will take you through a few questions and a consent form before administering your vaccination.
It’s very quick and there's only a 5 minute wait afterwards. A small number of patients may be asked to wait for twenty minutes afterward to ensure there is no reaction to the injection, your Pharmacist will go over this with during your consultation.
The vaccine is FREE for people who are considered more likely to get seriously sick with the flu i.e. if you're over 65 years, pregnant or have a chronic condition, click here to check eligibility. For the general public a charge applies.
If you would like to know more about influenza and this year’s flu vaccine you can visit the Immunisation Advisory Centre website here.