Anyone at risk of serious health complications from the flu can now get free seasonal flu vaccine from their GP at Health Sense Fairview Green Medical Centre.
Eligible for the free* vaccine, including:
Those with chronic health conditions, e.g.
• Heart disease
• Lung conditions such as severe asthma, cystic fibrosis, COPD
• Other chronic medical conditions such as diabetes, kidney failure, neurological conditions, low immunity, and cancer
• Pregnant women
• Indigenous people from 15 to 49 years
• Free vaccine will continue to be available to all people aged 65 years and over and indigenous people aged 50 years and over.
Those who are not eligible for free vaccine, a fee of $20 will be charged at the time of vaccination.
The seasonal flu vaccine is recommended to anyone over 6 months of age who wishes to reduce the risk of catching the infection.