Flu Vaccine now available.

Flu Vaccine is now in stock.

Please ask if eligible/ available when in for an appointment. We will try facilitate. If not booked in, please ring in to find out the timing of the next flu vaccine clinic. We intend to do a flu vaccine afternoon clinic once a week.

Please also ask about vaccination against pneumonia and against shingles, as both are also available.

https://www.hse.ie/eng/health/az/f/flu-vaccine,-seasonal/who-should-have-the-seasonal-flu-jab-.html

Persons aged 65 and over, pregnant women and those aged 6 months and older with a long-term health condition such as:

Chronic heart disease (this includes anyone who has a history of having a “heart attack” or unstable angina)
Chronic liver disease
Chronic renal 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
Cancer
Diabetes mellitus
Down syndrome
Haemoglobinopathies
Morbid obesity i.e. body mass index (BMI) over 40
Immunosuppression due to disease or treatment, including asplenia or splenic dysfunction
Children aged 6 months and older

with any condition (e.g. cognitive dysfunction, spinal cord injury, seizure disorder, or other neuromuscular disorder) that can compromise respiratory function especially those attending special schools/day centres with moderate to severe neurodevelopmental disorders such as cerebral palsy and intellectual disability
on long-term aspirin therapy (because of the risk of Reyes syndrome)
Healthcare workers
Residents of nursing homes and other long stay institutions
Carers (the main carers of those in the at risk groups)
People with regular contact with pigs, poultry or water fowl