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Have you had your flu vaccine?

By: | Tags: | Comments: 0 | April 29th, 2020

Flu Vaccine Bribie Island Goodwin Drive Family Medical Centre

Flu Vaccine Information

If you are not eligible for a government funded influenza vaccine you can purchase the vaccine at the practice for $17.50.  The attendance consultation is Bulk Billed for all patients with a current Medicare Card. Book your appointment by calling us on 07 3410 1122.

CALL US ON 3410 1122 TO BOOK YOUR APPOINTMENT

 

Why is it important to get the Flu Vaccine?

This year it is even more important to be vigilant about protection from influenza due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Vaccinating against influenza will reduce the risk of contracting a double-up of both influenza and COVID-19 – both diseases affecting the respiratory system. Influenza vaccines can change from year to year as new stains of influenza appear.  This is one reason vaccination against influenza is given yearly.  The 2020 vaccine offers protection against four viral strains of influenza.

 

Is it safe to get the Flu Vaccine?

We have introduced measures to maximise the safety of patients presenting at the Centre. As such, we have introduced a safe and best practice process through our treatment room with patients maintaining safe distancing whilst waiting for the vaccine to be administered.  We have a staff member at the door guiding and directing patients, a Doctor screening patients and a nurse administering the vaccine.

Flu Vaccine Social Distance

CALL US ON 3410 1122 TO BOOK YOUR APPOINTMENT

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