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Flu Vaccination Hub 22/23

Click on your choice below to book appointment

Important
Please read the leaflet below the prior to booking your appointment

HSE "Who is at risk" Flu Vaccination Leaflet 22/23


 For info on our "On site" Flu clinic for Business - Click here

NOTE:- Childrens vaccine available in October 

Adults (private) €20 pay online  -  Book Private €20 (save €5)

Adults (private) €25 pay instore - Book Private "Pay in Store" €25 

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Adults (free to HSE "At risk groups outlined below)

Free of charge to “At-risk” groups  -  -  -    over 65's 

Registered "Healthcare Workers"     -   Long Term Illness

Book Adult Free of Charge  

 Click here to download the Patient Information Leaflet (PIL) for your chosen vaccine

 

Who should get the flu vaccine?

The vaccine is free if you are in any of the categories below that he HSE recommend the flu vaccine for:

• Children aged 2-17 years (please read HSE leaflet on flu vaccine for children)

Anyone over the age of 2 is eligible to get the vaccine at Whelehans Pharmacy. For certain ‘at-risk’ groups, the flu vaccine is highly recommended.

The vaccine is FREE to everyone in the at-risk groups listed below:

  • All those aged 65 years and over
  • All children aged 2-17 inclusive
  • All pregnant women, at any stage of pregnancy
  • Chronic respiratory disease including cystic fibrosis, moderate or severe asthma, COPD
  • Chronic heart, renal (kidney) or liver disease
  • Chronic neurological disease including multiple sclerosis
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Haemoglobinopathies such as sickle cell anaemia
  • Hereditary and degenerative disorders of the central nervous system etc.
  • Cancer patients
  • Residents of nursing homes and long stay institutions
  • Children with conditions that compromise respiratory function eg. spinal cord injury, seizure or other neuromuscular disorder
  • Morbid obesity ie. Body Mass Index (BMI) over 40
  • Those who are immunosuppressed due to disease or treatment including those with missing or non-functioning spleens
  • Healthcare workers
  • Carers of persons with increased medical risk
  • Household contacts of persons with increased medical risk
  • People who have close, regular contact with pigs, poultry or water fowl
  • Down Syndrome
  • Children on long-term aspirin therapy

Eligibility criteria are subject to change by the HSE