Flu Vaccinations Now Available

Apr 20, 2018Vaccination and Immunization

Eligible patients under NIP

  • People 65 years old and older
  • Children from 6 months to under 5 years old
  • People under 65 years old who have chronic disease that are high risk of influenza disease complications
  • Pregnant women
  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders:
    • Children aged 6 months to under 5 years old
    • 5 years old to under 15 years old with certain medical conditions
    • 15 years old and over
    • Pregnant women

Timing of vaccination

Before onset of Influenza Season – peak circulation typically June to September for most parts of Australia. Flu vaccine will generally last for the whole season, optimal protection against influenza occurs with in the first 3 to 4 months following vaccinations.

Flu Vaccinations Flu Vaccinations for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders