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Parents don’t forget about the new primary six flu vaccine

Published: Friday, 20 September, 2013 - 16:13
Now that autumn is underway, the Public Health Agency (PHA) is reminding parents of primary six children who are in the first phase of the childhood flu programme to avail of the flu vaccine. This year the vaccine will be offered to school year primary six as well as children aged two and three years. The vaccine will help protect children against flu and reduce its spread. School nurses will be administering the flu vaccine to primary six children at schools across Northern Ireland from the beginning of October 2013.

Introducing flu vaccine for children

Published: Wednesday, 4 September, 2013 - 08:53

The Public Health Agency (PHA) is today launching the first phase of a programme that will offer flu vaccine to all children aged two to 16 years inclusive. This will help protect children against flu and reduce its spread. This year the vaccine will be offered to children aged two and three years and to those in school year primary six.

Influenza Weekly Surveillance Bulletin Northern Ireland, Week 20 (13 - 19 May 2013)

Published: Thursday, 23 May, 2013 - 14:14
The Influenza Weekly Surveillance Bulletin is produced by the PHA and covers statistics for Northern Ireland. The bulletin is produced during the flu season.

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