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Flu Clinics

Dated: 4-Sep-19

Seasonal flu is a highly infectious illness caused by a flu virus. The virus infects your lungs and upper airways, causing a sudden high temperature and general aches and pains. You could also lose your appetite, feel nauseous and have a dry cough. Symptoms can last up to a week.

You may be invited for a flu jab if you are:

  • are 65 years of age or over
  • are pregnant
  • have certain medical conditions
  • are living in a long-stay residential care home or other long-stay care facility
  • receive a carer's allowance, or you are the main carer for an elderly or disabled person whose welfare may be at risk if you fall ill
  • or have a serious long-term health condition, including:
    • chronic (long-term) respiratory diseases, such as asthma
    • Chronic heart disease, such as heart failure
    • chronic kidney disease
    • chronic liver disease, such as hepatitis
    • chronic neurological conditions, such as Parkinson's disease
    • diabetes
    • problems with your spleen - for example, sickle cell disease or if you have had your spleen removed
    • a weakened immune system as the result of conditions such as HIV or AIDS
    • being seriously overweight (BMI of 40 or above)
  • eligible children who are aged 2 and 3 on 31st August 2018 - that is, children born between September 1st 2014 and August 31st 2016
  • children who are 4 years old are also eligible for flu vaccination proivided they were 3 on August 31st 2018. These children should be offered the vaccination at their general practice.
  • children in reception class and school years 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 will be offered their vaccination in school. In a couple of areas it might be offered in primary care settings.

Our flu clinics will be carried out across both sites.

Please note:

  • For all patients over 65 Flu Clinics will be walk in clinics so you will not need to make an appointment.
  • For all patients under 65 you will need to call the surgery and book an appointment.

Flu Clinic Dates:

Over 65 only walk in flu clinic
Callowland Surgery
(141a Leavesden Road, Watford, WD24 5DG)
Tuesday 10th September walk in clinic times 07:00 - 18:00
Manor View Practice
(Bushey Medical Centre, Bushey, WD23 2NN)
Tuesday 12th September walk in clinic times 07:00 - 18:00 

Please note you do not need to call us to book an appointment - these are walk in clinics only.

Under 65 only booked flu clinic
Callowland Surgery
(141a Leavesden Road, Watford, WD24 5DG)
Wednesday 18th September / Tuesday 1st October 2019 walk in clinic times 07:00 - 18:00
01923 225128

Menor View Practice
Bushey Medical Centre, Bushey, WD23 2NN)
Thursday 19th September 2019 / Wednesday 2nd October 2019
01923 247446

Please call the surgery to book your appointment.

If you have any queries please contact the surgery.

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