Flu Vaccines will be available from 1 April 2019 Mar 26 2019 Our Flu vaccines have arrived so we are all set to start vaccinating from the 1st April. Ideally we would like to use the flu clinics for these bookings so we can keep the practice screens for our other routine appointments. However if you have an appointment with your Doctor they may be able to vaccinate you at the same time. Cost:- of flu vaccine this year is $35 for those not funded. Funded influenza vaccine is available each year for patients who meet the following for 2019 •Pregnant women (any trimester) •People aged 65 years and older •People aged under 65 years with any of the medical conditions listed on the below website:- https://www.influenza.org.nz/eligibility-criteria •Children aged 4 years or under who have been hospitalised for respiratory illness or have a history of significant respiratory illness Clinics Dates:- Friday’s 5th & 12th April and 10th and 17th May 2019 Saturday clinics 6th April, 13th April , 27th April and the 4th May 2019 8am to 3pm Saturday Clinics:- FLU ONLY:- Adults only (11years and older) - 5 min appointments - Patients are able to book these online now! IMMUNISATION CLINICS:- 10min appointments : These need to be booked with reception PLEASE phone 3837647 - you may wish to book this clinic and your flu injection with reception so you can co-ordinate the times. This immunisation clinic is to catch those that require other vaccines such as Zostavax (shingles) 65-80 years of age, HPV Gardisil, MMR, 45/65 ADT (Tetanus), child flu less than 11 years of age.