Who should get seasonal flu vaccine?

Vaccination is strongly recommended for:

  • Persons 65 and over,
  • Those with a long-term medical condition such as diabetes, heart or lung disease,
  • Healthcare workers,
  • Residents of nursing homes and other long stay institutions,
  • Carers,
  • People whose immune system is impaired due to disease or treatment,
  • People with regular close contact with poultry, water fowl or pigs,
  • Persons with a body mass index (BMI) over 40,
  • Pregnant women with long term medical conditions or whose immune system is not working,*
  • Pregnant women who do not have long term medical conditions but have not previously received Swine Flu vaccine

 IT Sligo is NOT currently offering the Flu vaccine to students; if you wish to get the Flu vaccine you should contact your own GP