Flu Vaccinations

 We will be starting flu vaccination of our patients in early October. 

Patients over the age of 65 years are to receive flu vaccine AND covid vaccine booster in the one visit. To get the Covid Booster it must be 4 months since your last Covid vaccine or Covid Infection.

Who can get a free flu vaccine

You can get a free flu vaccine if you are:

People with these conditions can also get a free flu vaccine:

  • chronic heart disease, including acute coronary syndrome
  • chronic liver disease
  • chronic kidney failure
  • chronic respiratory disease, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), cystic fibrosis, moderate or severe asthma, or bronchopulmonary dysplasia
  • chronic neurological disease including multiple sclerosis, hereditary and degenerative disorders of the central nervous system
  • diabetes
  • Down syndrome
  • haemoglobinopathies
  • a body mass index (BMI) over 40
  • immunosuppression due to disease or treatment (including asplenia or hyposplenism, and all cancer patients)
  • children with a moderate to severe neurodevelopmental disorder such as cerebral palsy
  • children on long-term aspirin therapy
  • any condition that can compromise respiratory function, like spinal cord injury, seizure disorder or other neuromuscular disorder, especially people also attending special schools or day centres

Free flu vaccines will be offered to carers or household contacts of people who have:

  • a health condition listed above
  • Down syndrome

 

 

For further information please see www.hse.ie/flu

 

KIDS AGED 2-17 BOOK CLINIC

 

Children aged 2 to 17 can get the nasal flu vaccine for free. Your child does not have to be in an at-risk group to receive the vaccine. This is a nasal spray vaccine - no needles!

 

 

 COVID / FLU COMBO - For those over 65 &/or Immunocompromised ONLY - BOOK CLINIC


For patients aged 65 and over it is recommended to receive both the Flu vaccine and Covid booster. Both can be administered on the same day. However there must be 4 months between your last Covid booster vaccine or Covid-19 infection.

Appointments can be made via Calendly.

We will open up further appointment slots as vaccine delivery allows so please continue to check availability (delivered alternate weeks to us).

 

 Adult Aged 18- 64 years flu vaccine alone - BOOK CLINIC

 

Flu vaccine is free for those patients who meet the HSE's eligibility criteria as detailed above.

 

PRIVATE VACCINATION

Due to manufacturer's stock limitation there are currently no private Flu Vaccine stocks available.

Therefore the flu vaccine is currently not available to those who are not in the 'at risk' group above.

Make an Appointment

KIDS 2 -17  BOOK HERE  FOR NASAL FLU VACCINE   

AGED 18 TO 64  BOOK HERE  FOR AT RISK GROUP FLU VACCINE  

AGED 50 + YOU ARE ENTITLED TO COVID BOOSTER - BOOK HERE or  Please call the clinic  

FOR ALL OTHER APPOINTMENTS - PHONE 045 838496