Flu Vaccine 2021 – 2022

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Flu vaccination is available every year on the NHS to help protect adults and children at risk of flu and its complications.

Flu can be unpleasant, but if you’re otherwise healthy, it’ll usually clear up on its own within a week.

Please click on the link below for further information.

The flu vaccination: who should have it and why – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Summary of those who are recommended to have the flu vaccine:

  • everyone aged 65 and over
  • everyone under 65 years of age who has a medical condition listed above, including children and babies over 6 months of age
  • all pregnant women, at any stage of pregnancy
  • all 2 and 3 year old children (provided they were aged 2 or 3 years old on 31 August of the current flu season)
  • all children in primary school
  • all Year 7 to Year 11 secondary school-aged children
  • everyone living in a residential or nursing home
  • everyone who cares for an older or disabled person
  • all frontline health and social care workers

Those aged 50 to 64 years old will also be offered flu vaccination this year.