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Flu is more serious than you think (Pregnant women)
This leaflet explains why pregnant women should receive the flu vaccine and outlines how it also protects the unborn child. It provides a range of information about the vaccine, including how to get vaccinated, how the vaccine works, how effective it is and possible side effects.
Flu is more serious than you think (General)
This leaflet encourages uptake of the flu vaccine for those people in at-risk groups. Most children aged 2 years up to less than 18 years in at risk groups will receive a nasal spray vaccine rather than an injection.(Updated September 2012)
Health and social care workers: don't risk flu infection
This leaflet explains why health and social care workers should receive the new flu vaccine, which also protects against swine flu. It provides a range of information, including how to get vaccinated, how the vaccine works, how effective it is and possible side effects.
Protect yourself: catch the vaccine not the flu (Poster)
This poster encourages uptake of the flu vaccine.
If you are pregnant, suffer from a medical condition* or are aged 65 or over, you should get the flu vaccine.
Contact your GP surgery to find out the arrangements for flu vaccination in your practice.
Health and social care workers: don’t risk flu infection
This poster encourages health and social care workers the get the flu vaccine.
If you care make sure they're protected against flu (Poster)
This poster encourages carers of elderly or disabled people to get the flu vaccine.
If you are the main carer for an elderly or disabled person, protect them by ensuring they get the flu vaccination (if recommended). You should also seek advice from your GP surgery to find out if you should be vaccinated yourself, so you can continue to provide care.
Surveillance of influenza in Northern Ireland 2011/2012
This report describes influenza activity in Northern Ireland in the 2011-12 winter flu season period.
Influenza Weekly Surveillance Bulletin, Northern Ireland, Week 19 - 20 (7- 20 May 2012)
The Influenza Weekly Surveillance Bulletin is produced by the PHA and covers statistics for Northern Ireland. The bulletin is produced during the flu season.
Surveillance of influenza in Northern Ireland 2010-11
This report describes influenza activity in Northern Ireland in the 2010-11 winter flu season period.