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Flu Vaccination Campaign 2020 Posted on 18 Aug 2020

 BRECON MEDICAL GROUP PRACTICE

FLU VACCINATION CAMPAIGN 2020

  Flu clinics are now available to book from October 2020 for patients who are eligible for a vaccination.

 Please contact the practice to make an appointment.  

 Please see below for confirmation of who is eligible for a vaccination.

 Pts aged 65 and over

  • Patients aged six months and under 65 in the following clinical risk groups
    • Chronic respiratory disease
      • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disease (COPD)
      • Asthma requiring regular inhaled steroids
    • Chronic heart disease, kidney stage 3,4 & 5 or liver disease
    • Diabetes
    • Morbidly Obese adults with a Body Mass index  (BMI 40+)
    • Chronic neurological condition (ie stoke)
    • Lowered immunity due to disease such as cancer or treatment with steroid/immune suppressing medication
    • Frontline healthcare workers & carers
    • Pregnant women
    • Patients with a learning disability
    • Patients living in care homes or other long stay care facilities
    • Children aged 2 to 17 with long term health conditions

      Childrens vaccinations eligibility:   Children aged 2 & 3

      (date of birth after 1st Sept 2016 & before 31st August 2018)

       Children attending school in years 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6 will receive their vaccine in the school programme.

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