Townside Surgery

Townside Primary Care Centre, 1 Knowsley Street, Bury, BL9 0SN

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FLU SEASON AND DISPELLING THE MYTHS

Posted on August 22nd, 2019

The National Flu Immunisation programme starts in September 2019.  At Townside Surgery, we have ordered your flu vaccine, please contact us to book an appointment or attend one of our walk in clinics.

This year the only change to the eligibility criteria the planned extension of the programme to school year 6 children.  This means that all primary school aged children will now be offered the vaccine for the first time in England.

Therefore the 2019/2020 eligibility for flu vaccinations are:

      • All children aged two to ten (but not eleven years or older) on 31 august 2019 – vaccine will be offered in school
      • Those aged six months to unde4r 65 years in a clinical risk group
      • Pregnant women
      • Those aged 65 years and over
      • Those in long-stay residential care homes
      • Carers
      • Patients in close contact of immunocompromised individuals

There is currently lots of myths regarding the flu vaccine, for more information please follow the link below:

https://www.healthawareness.co.uk/vaccines/qa-dispelling-the-myths-the-importance-of-the-flu-vaccine/

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