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Flu Vaccine 2017/2018

Available from Friday September 22nd 2017

Flu Vaccine - Have you got it yet?

The following patients are strongly advised to receive the flu vaccination at Clonminch Pharmacy:

- All those aged 65 years and over

- All those aged 18-64 in the at risk groups which have been defined as the following:

          - chronic illness requiring regular follow up, e.g.

  • chronic respiratory disease
  • moderate or severe asthma
  • chronic heart disease
  • diabetes  
  • liver disease
  • neurological disease including multiple sclerosis, hereditary and degenerative disorders of the central nervous system,


          - those who are immunosuppressed due to disease or treatment including those with missing or non functioning spleens

          - residents of nursing homes, old people's homes, and other long stay facilities

          - those with a Body Mass Index over 40

          - Healthcare workers

          - Household contacts or out of home carer to persons with increased medical risk

          - Carers

          - Workers who have close regular contact with pigs, poultry or water fowl

If you are in one of the above risk groups and have a Medical card or Doctor Visit card you are entitled to receive the flu vaccine free of charge at Clonminch Pharmacy.

All other patients can receive the flu vaccine for €20.

Clonminch Pharmacy
Clonminch Road, Tullamore R35 DX90, Offaly, Ireland
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