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FLU VACCINATION CLINICS 2020
Posted on 4 Sep 2020
We are running flu vaccination clinics from 9th September for patients aged 65 and over.
Please call the reception (after 10am) to book an appointment.
Please note that people in the 50-64-year old age group will not be vaccinated until November and December, providing there is sufficient vaccine, and no appointments will be offered for this age group until then. This is to ensure that those who are most at risk are vaccinated first. If you are 50-64 and you are in one of the other groups which is eligible for the flu vaccination, for example you have a health condition which puts you at risk from the flu, you will be invited earlier.
Please try to avoid calling the practice for Flu information before reading the information below.
The practice is hosting a series of Flu clinics for specific patients. Only the patient booked should attend the clinic.
What will happen when I arrive?
When you arrive at the surgery there will be a member of staff booking patients in. Please allow 2 meters distance between yourself and the patient in front of you if there is a queue at the door. You will be given instructions by the staff member. Please observe the social distancing markings whilst in the queue inside the practice.
What do I need to do?
Please wear a face covering and ensure you wash/sanitise your hands before and after. Please try to wear loose clothes that will allow easy access to this part of your arm.
DO NOT attend if you or a close contact have symptoms or have had contact with a suspected/confirmed case.
How long will it take?
It should only take a maximum of 15 minutes. We will endeavour to keep it to as short a time as possible.
Will I just be offered my flu vaccination?
Yes, clinicians will be unable to deal with any other issues during this clinic. You will be contacted about other vaccinations that are due separately.
What do I do after I’ve had my vaccination?
Most patients can leave immediately; however, we may ask you to remain on the premises for a short while.