Abbeyleix Medical Centre,
Co. Laois,

Phone: +353 (0)57 8731772
Fax: +353 (0)57 8731754

Information from HSE on flu vaccine

Information from HSE on flu vaccination for children

Advice for entering GP surgery pdf

The HSE has recommended the following are Target Groups for SEASONAL INFLUENZA 2020/2021
You can get the flu vaccine FREE if you are in an at-risk group, these include:

  • children aged 2 to 12
  • Individuals who are 65 years of age and over
  • Pregnant Women
  • People who have a long-term medical condition - for example, a heart, lung, kidney or neurological disease or cancer
  • People who have a weak immune system - for example, if you have diabetes or you are having chemotherapy
  • Individuals who live in a nursing home or other long -term care facility
  • Individuals who are obese and have a body mass index (BMI) of over 40
  • A child with a moderate to severe neurodevelopmental disorder such as cerebral palsy
  • People with Down Syndrome
  • Healthcare workers
  • Carers
  • Household contacts of people at-risk
  • People in close contact with poultry or pigs

Book your FLU VACCINATION appointment now

Book your Child's (2-12yrs) FLU VACCINATION appointment here


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