Residents urged to take up jab

People throughout Lancashire are being encouraged to have their flu jab.
People throughout Lancashire are being encouraged to have their flu jab.
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People across the Fylde coast are being encouraged to take up the offer of free flu jabs this winter.

As well as being invited for flu vaccinations at their local GP surgery, people classed as being ‘at risk’ – including those over the age of 65, who are pregnant or with certain medical conditions – can now ask for the jab at their local chemist.

For the first time, parents can also sign-up for a nasal spray flu vaccination for their two and three-year-old children for free.

These are available from their GP practice.

If people received flu vaccinations last winter, they are still advised to have the vaccination this year as it has been updated to protect against the latest flu strains.

For more information about flu vaccinations, people should visit their local GP or chemist.

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