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Wash your hands to help stop the spread of winter virus

Published: Wednesday, 4 March, 2015 - 11:25

The Public Health Agency (PHA) is reminding the public what action they can take to help prevent catching seasonal flu as it continues to circulate this winter.

It is still important to get your flu vaccine

Published: Friday, 6 February, 2015 - 09:46

The Public Health Agency (PHA) is highlighting that it is still important to get the flu vaccine, following new research published by Public Health England (PHE) on the effectiveness of this year’s flu vaccine.

Flu is coming – make sure you’ve had the flu vaccine

Published: Friday, 9 January, 2015 - 11:49

Although the last couple of winters have been relatively mild in relation to flu, that doesn’t mean that this winter will be the same. The Public Health Agency (PHA) is reminding people ‘at risk’ that it is very important to get the flu vaccine now, as it can take two weeks for it to reach maximum protection – if you wait until flu starts circulating, it may be too late for it to be effective.

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