Category Archives: Vaccine Information

Influenza Vaccine. Available 19th April. Free for those at high risk.

Influenza (flu) is a highly contagious viral infection that spreads easily from person to person through coughing, sneezing and close contact. Unlike a cold, symptoms such as fever, sore throat and muscle aches develop suddenly with flu and last about a week. In some cases, severe illness and complications such as pneumonia and bronchitis can…
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Shingles vaccine. FREE supply for 70 to 79 year olds.

Shingles is common, affecting 20-30% of the population in their┬álifetime. ┬áThe risk of shingles becomes higher as you age, as does the possibility of long-term and lasting pain as a result of the virus. A vaccine is available, that reduces the chances of you being affected by the virus and any symptoms it creates. It…
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