Timing, as they say, is everything. With the concern about the combined impact of the flu season and the Coronavirus on us and our health system, there is no better time than now to get vaccinated against the flu.
The Government recommends everyone over the age of 6 months to get immunised against seasonal flu.
Why should I get vaccinated?
Vaccination is a safe and effective way to protect yourself. The benefits go beyond you too. Getting a flu shot also means you help to protect others, including those who are too sick or too young to be vaccinated, as well as vulnerable groups.
How much does it cost?
For Medicare card holders, private flu vaccinations at Next Practice Newstead cost $20.00 out of pocket. If you are not a Medicare card holder then please contact us for pricing information.
Under the Government's National Immunisation Program, there are some people that are eligible for a free flu vaccine because they are most at risk. This includes:
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