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Seasonal Flu Vaccination

Flu (also known as influenza) is a highly infectious illness caused by the flu virus. It spreads rapidly through small droplets coughed or sneezed into the air by an infected person.   For most people, flu is unpleasant but not serious. You will usually recover within a week.

Studies have shown that flu vaccines provide effective protection against the flu, although protection may not be complete and may vary between people. Protection from the vaccine gradually decreases and flu strains change over time. Therefore, new vaccines are made each year and people at risk of flu are encouraged to be vaccinated every year.

The flu vaccination is offered to people in at-risk groups. These people are at greater risk of developing serious complications if they catch flu, such as pregnant women and elderly people.

THE HAVEN SURGERY

 

SEASON FLU CAMPAIGN 2017/18

 

In order to support our Seasonal Flu Campaign, and to raise money for

Children’s Cancer Charity, the practice is hosting another annual charity coffee morning/flu clinic.

 

This will be held on:

 

FRIDAY 13th October 9-12PM

 

 

All proceeds will be donated to Children’s Cancer Charity

 

Patients, who are eligible for a free Flu Vaccination, can also attend our walk in clinic with the Practice Nursing Team.

 

 

The practice appreciates your support and generosity.

 
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