FLU INFORMATION 2020
Flu Vaccine for Patients aged Over 65
You can arrange an appointment with the practice or with your local pharmacy to have your flu vaccine this year.
The Harbours Medical Practice
If you would like to attend the Practice please call Reception on 0300 790 6244 to arrange an appointment. The clinics are being held outside the building. When you attend the practice for your appointment you will be directed to a specific window for the vaccine to be administered.
Please wear a face covering when you attend your appointment and wear a short sleeved top under your jacket for ease of vaccination.
Your local Pharmacy can also give your flu vaccine
If you would find it more convenient to attend your local pharmacy please call them to arrange an appointment. There is no charge for this service after 28 September 2020.
Under 65 Patients who are on the “At Risk” Register
Vaccine clinics for this group of patients will take place at Preston Lodge High School, Prestonpans on Saturday, 10 October 2020. You will receive a letter if you are in this group of patients. Please telephone HERE The Harbours Medical Practice – 0300 790 6244 to arrange your appointment. You can also arrange with your local Pharmacy for this vaccine to be administered. Please call them for details.
AGED 12 – 18 YEARS on “At Risk Register”
Please call the practice to arrange an appointment – 0300 790 6244
You will receive a letter with an appointment from Child Health with details on where and when you are to attend for the nasal flu. The nasal flu for Under 5's is NOT being administered at the practice this year.
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