Flu vaccinations

Who is eligible for a free NHS flu injection?

You should have an annual flu vaccination if you:

  • are 50 years old or over¬†
  • are pregnant
  • have certain medical conditions
  • are living in a long-stay residential care home or another long-stay care facility
  • are a carer for an elderly or disabled person whose welfare may be at risk if you fall ill
  • live with someone who's at high risk of coronavirus (on the NHS shielded patient list)
  • are a frontline health or social care worker

Please check your eligibility here.

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