Each year the flu kills 11,000 people on average, and hospitalises thousands more. The flu vaccine is the best protection for you and those around you. You will receive the flu vaccine free of charge if you are:
- A child aged 2-11 years
- A member of a shielding household
- 65+ years old
- A frontline health or social care worker
- Affected by a serious long-term health condition (LTHC)
Ask your GP practice or pharmacist. For more information visit the NHS website.