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Influenza Vaccination Program

Influenza vaccines are available annually through the Shire Immunisation Program.

For further information or to find out if you are eligible for a free flu vaccine visit the Better Health website.

 

View the Flu factsheet 

 

Flu vaccines will be available at our regular community sessions from May to December.

 

The 2020 flu vaccination season will start from May due to evidence showing our peak flu season is in August to September.

 

Eligibility for free influenza vaccination in 2020

People eligible for free influenza vaccine:

  • Children aged six months to less than five years - Victorian government funded
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged from six months
  • All adults aged 65 years and over
  • People aged six months and over who have certain medical conditions which increase the risk of influenza disease complications; for example, severe asthma, lung or heart disease, low immunity or diabetes
  • Pregnant women (during any stage of pregnancy). 

To find your nearest immunisation session see the Immunisation Brochure

 

Council's immunisation program also runs a corporate flu program for local businesses. If you would like our immunisation nurses to visit your business contact us on 5153 9500 to make an appointment.

 

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