Flu vaccinations are available from your GP from October or through the school vaccination programme for children in school years one, two and three. Adults can also get flu vaccinations from many pharmacists across the district.
If you’ve been offered a free flu vaccination by your GP or your employer, it’s because you need it.
Flu is very contagious and can be a really serious illness. Having the flu vaccine doesn’t just protect you; it helps stop the flu spreading to other people who may be even more vulnerable than yourself.
Those eligible for the Flu vaccinations:
The list above is not exhaustive and if you are still unsure, ask your doctor.
If you aren’t eligible for a free vaccination, you can still get a vaccination from a pharmacist although you’ll be charged around £10 for the service.