Flu Vaccine..

Government and private flu shots have arrived!

Click on the ‘read more’ tab to find out if you’re eligible for a FREE vaccine.

To make an appointment please contact our friendly reception team on 02) 6815 9900

Standard cost for private Influenza vaccines is $22.00 unless eligible for a free government vaccine, see below

Please note: Children between 6 months to 5 years will require 2 doses of the vaccine 1 month apart.

Free seasonal influenza vaccine is available for the following people:

  • all people aged 65 years and over
  • all children aged 6 months to 5 years
  • all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 15 years and over
  • pregnant women
  • people aged 6 months and over with medical conditions predisposing to severe influenza, namely:
    • cardiac disease, including cyanotic congenital heart disease, coronary artery disease and congestive heart failure
    • chronic respiratory conditions, including suppurative lung disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and severe asthma
    • other chronic illnesses requiring regular medical follow up or hospitalisation in the previous year, including diabetes mellitus, chronic metabolic diseases, chronic renal failure, and haemoglobinopathies
    • chronic neurological conditions that impact on respiratory function, including multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injuries, and seizure disorders
    • impaired immunity, including HIV, malignancy and chronic steroid use
    • children aged 6 months to 10 years on long term aspirin therapy.

Please click the links below for more information on the seasonal influenza vaccine

http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/immunisation/Pages/kids-flu-shot.aspx

http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/immunisation/Pages/seasonal_flu_vaccination.aspx

 

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