Flu Vaccines

Flu vaccines for 2021 are available at the practice.

You and your family can now book appointments for getting your flu shot.

The 2021 flu shot is a quadrivalent vaccine which protects against 4 strains of influenza.

The following people are eligible for influenza vaccination free under the National Immunisation Program:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 6 months and over
  • Children aged 6 months to under 5 years
  • People aged 6 months or over who have:
     
    • heart disease 
    • severe asthma (requiring frequent medical consultations or use of multiple medications)
    • chronic lung conditions 
    • diseases of the nervous system which affect your breathing 
    • impaired immunity 
    • diabetes 
    • kidney disease 
    • haemoglobinopathies 
    • children aged six months to 10 years on long-term aspirin therapy
  • Pregnant women at any stage of pregnancy
  • People aged 65 years or over.

If you are not in one of these groups, private vaccines are available for $15 at the practice.