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Is your family flu strong?

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Is your family flu strong?
by Marinda van Vuuren - Tuesday, 1 July 2014, 10:05 AM

These school holidays are a good time to get your children their annual flu shot.  Influenza causes serious illness and spreads rapidly in a school environment and from there into homes and the wider community.  Our young people can also be vulnerable as their immune system may never have had to fight a flu infection. To reduce the spread and the impact of flu on our young people, seasonal influenza vaccination is again being offered free in Canterbury to anyone from 6 months to 18 years of age.  Vaccination is the only effective protection against the flu and is available through your General Practice team now.  Get flu strong this winter.

Flu Vaccination