Flu Vaccinations 2019-20 season
Patients 65 and over
There is a different vaccine for patients 65 and over, specifically designed for this age group. It is called Fluad.
As there is only one supplier of this vaccine - they are trying to ensure distribution across the country is fair by phasing deliveries in small quantities through late September, 20% late October and 40% in mid November. We do not have any control over this.
This will still leave plenty of time for vaccination before the peak flu season which tends to be Christmas and January.
Our lively Saturday morning clinic is at 9am Saturday 5th October - book or drop in
WATCH THIS SPACE for more dates
Patients UNDER 65 and eligible due to clinical condition
The vaccine for eligible patients aged 18 to 64 is an Inactivated Quadrivalent vaccine (QIV) which is coming in small batches this year The first batch is expected on 11th October.
We do not have our clinic dates yet - PLEASE WATCH THIS SPACE
Fluenz - the live nasal flu vaccine for 2 to 3 year olds. Watch this space - predicting arrival mid to late October.