Getting your flu vaccine is one of the best things you can do to help stay well through the flu season. Flu can be anywhere and is easily spread through talking, coughing and sneezing. Your best protection from flu is getting the vaccine.
For more information and advice about the annual influenza immunisation programme check out fightflu.co.nz
When can you get the vaccine at FMB?
- from 14th April enrolled adults aged 65+ years
- from 17th May for those aged under 65 years.
The vaccine is free for those that are eligible
How long will it take?
We normally leave 10minute slot for the vaccination with usually there only needing to be 5minutes wait afterwards. A small number of patients may be asked to wait for 20minutes to ensure there is no reaction to the injection.