FLU VACCINE SEASON 2022-2023

Flu Vaccine - book it now Free for

You can get a free flu vaccine if you are:

-aged 65 years and older
-aged 2 to 17 years
-a healthcare worker
-pregnant
-living in a nursing home or other long-term care facility
-in regular contact with pigs, poultry or waterfowl
-People with these conditions can also get a free flu vaccine:

+chronic heart disease, including acute +coronary syndrome
+chronic liver disease
+chronic kidney failure
+chronic respiratory disease, including +chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), cystic fibrosis, moderate or severe asthma, or bronchopulmonary dysplasia
+chronic neurological disease including multiple sclerosis, hereditary and degenerative disorders of the central +nervous system
+diabetes
+Down syndrome
+haemoglobinopathies
+a body mass index (BMI) over 40
+immunosuppression due to disease or treatment (including asplenia or hyposplenism, and all cancer patients)
children with a moderate to severe neurodevelopmental disorder such as +cerebral palsy
+children on long-term aspirin therapy
any condition that can compromise respiratory function, like spinal cord injury, seizure disorder or other neuromuscular disorder, especially people also attending special schools or day centres
Free flu vaccines will be offered to carers or household contacts of people who have:

-a health condition listed above
-Down syndrome

Privately €30


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