Protect yourself by getting the flu jab
At Greywell Pharmacy, we’re here to keep you and your loved ones as healthy as possible, with expert advice on how to protect yourself from seasonal illnesses and ailments, including flu. The best way to help protect yourself and others from catching and spreading flu is to have the flu jab every year. Over time, protection from the flu jab gradually decreases, so this is another reason to keep up to date and get your flu jab every year.
Flu vaccination is available every year on the NHS to help protect adults and children at risk from flu and its complications.
This year the flu vaccine is being offered on the NHS to:
Adults 65 and over
People with certain medical conditions (including children in at-risk groups from 6 months of age)
People living with someone who's at high risk from coronavirus (on the NHS shielded patient list)
Children aged 2 and 3 on 31 August 2020
Children in primary school
Children in year 7 (secondary school)
Frontline health or social care workers
Later in the year, the flu vaccine may be given to people aged 50 to 64. More information will be available later in the autumn. However, if you're aged 50 to 64 and in an at-risk group, you should not delay having your flu vaccine.
Don’t forget, if you are not eligible for the free NHS flu jab, you can still protect yourself with a private flu vaccine for just £10.99