Flu season in full swing

Local GPs are calling for the thousands of people who are at high risk of medical complications from seasonal flu, who haven’t yet received their vaccination, to get their free flu jab now.

The NHS in West Sussex is offering the free flu jab to those most at risk of becoming very unwell if they contract the flu virus.

You are eligible for the free flu vaccine if you:

  • are aged 65 years and older
  • have an underlying health condition (such as a long term heart or respiratory disease)
  • have a weakened immune system
  • are pregnant
  • are a main carer for an older or disabled person

The vaccine is available free on the NHS for eligible children, including:

  • children aged 2 and 3 on August 31st 2017 – that is, children born between September 1st 2013 and August 31st 2015
  • children in reception class and school years 1, 2, 3 and 4
  • children aged 2 to 17 with long-term health conditions

If you are eligible for the jab, the seasonal flu vaccination is the best protection for you and your loved ones, and can help to stop the spread of flu in the community.

Dr Minesh Patel, Clinical Chair of NHS Horsham and Mid Sussex Clinical Commissioning Group and local GP, said: “Flu is a highly infectious disease and can lead to serious complications for those with long-term health conditions like bronchitis, diabetes, heart or liver disease, very young children and pregnant mothers. Catching flu on top of these can easily develop into something very serious and could get bad enough to require hospital treatment”.

It’s really important that as many eligible people as possible get their jab which is the best way to protect everyone from flu.

If you are eligible for the flu vaccine, get it now – contact your GP practice to book into a flu clinic.

If you think you may have the flu, symptoms of which can include a sudden fever, aching body and/or a headache, you should:

  • rest and sleep
  • keep warm
  • take paracetamol or ibuprofen to lower your temperature and treat aches and pains
  • drink plenty of water to avoid dehydration

Residents should also seek advice from their local pharmacist as soon as possible; pharmacies can give treatment and advice and recommend flu remedies.

For more information on flu and to find your local pharmacist visit: www.nhs.uk

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