Flu vaccine in stock

The 2018 flu vaccine stocks have arrived at the practice. Vaccination by about the end of May/early June will provide optimal protection before circulating influenza levels start to rise this season, and will provide protection over the peak period of July/August/September. If you are planning to see your doctor in the next 6-8 weeks you can get a flu vaccine at that visit. It’s a good time to review any other chronic health issues, update referrals and scripts, and check in regarding recommended health screening for your age. If you are unlikely to be visiting your doctor in the next …

Flu Vaccine still available

Winter has arrived, but there is still time to get a flu shot. This year’s flu vaccine is effective against 4 strains of influenza. Flu vaccine can be given to anyone over the age of 6 months who wants to reduce their risk of a serious influenza infection, but is particularly recommended for these groups of people who are eligible for government funded (free) vaccines in 2016: People aged 65 years and over Aboriginal and Torres Strait people Pregnant women People aged six months and over with medical conditions such as severe asthma, lung or heart disease, low immunity or …