Bursted Wood Surgery
219 Erith Road, Barnehurst, Kent, DA7 6HZ
Tel: 0208 301 1766
Fax: 0208 298 7735

Flu Clinics 2017

Dated: 14-Sep-17

Please book your flu vaccine during the week commencing Monday 2nd October 2017.

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 for up to a week. You may be invited for a flu jab if you are:
  • over 65 years of age
  • pregnant
  • a main carer for an older or disabled person​ 
  • living in a residential or nursing home​
  • or have:
    • a serious heart or chest complaint, including asthma
    • serious kidney disease
    • diabetes
    • lowered immunity due to disease or treatment such as steroid medication or cancer treatment
    • if you have ever had a stroke
  • ALL healthy children who are aged 2 and 3 years of age on 31st August 2017 - this is in the form of a nasal spray.
If you have any queries please contact the surgery.

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