Everyone aged from 6 months of age is recommended to get a flu vaccination each year to protect themselves and to reduce the spread of flu.
For some people, the vaccine is strongly recommended and FREE.
These people are:
- Pregnant women (at any time during pregnancy).
- People aged 65 years or older.
- People aged under 65 years (including children) with diabetes, most heart or lung conditions and some other illnesses.
- Children aged 4 years or under who have had a stay in hospital for measles, asthma or other breathing problems.
Please note there needs to be at least at 2 week gap between COVID-19 vaccination and the flu vaccination so please let us know if you have had your COVID vaccine or are booked in to get this.
Please call reception on 04 389 9955 to book in or you can visit https://www.fightflu.co.nz/ for more information.