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Flu Immunisation

Influenza Information

The flu is a highly contagious viral infection that can cause severe illness and life-threatening complications. It is spread by contact with respiratory droplets when an infected person coughs or sneezes.

It impacts the whole body and can prevent you from working, doing sport, or enjoying the activities you love. The best protection against influenza is getting the annual influenza vaccine.

Annual immunisation is recommended because the virus is constantly changing, and the vaccine changes accordingly.

Who is eligible for a free flu shot?

Please note: The NZ Government provides a free flu vaccine to eligible people, including:

  • People aged 65 and older
  • Pregnant women
  • People with certain chronic medical conditions

Please check with the pharmacist if you may be eligible for a funded vaccination.

General information only. This information does not replace the information provided by your healthcare professional. Information current as at date of publishing. Report any errors to [email protected]

We may use your personal information for purposes directly related to your vaccine administration and to contact you about future immunisation opportunities. Please see our full privacy policy here

 

For more information about Influenza and immunisation, visit our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page.

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