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Flu Vac 2018/19 - Who is eligible to receive the vaccine?

Who is eligible to receive the vaccine?

Influenza can affect anyone. The following groups have a higher risk of developing severe disease or complications such as bronchitis or secondary bacterial pneumonia, or otitis media in children and are eligible for a flu vaccine:

For the 2018/19 season, patients aged six months to less than 65 years of age with the following underlying health conditions are eligible to receive influenza vaccine:

Other Cohorts eligible for vaccination within the National Specifications

All children in reception and school years 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 would normally be vaccinated at school. Practices can vaccinate at risk children only and other children will need to attend their school. 

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Updated on 18 September 2018 296 views