Flu Vaccine for Over 80's
COVID-19 vaccines are strongly recommended to protect you from serious illness from COVID-19 (coronavirus).
If you have received a COVID-19 vaccine course, you should get a booster dose if you are:
80 or older
If you are aged 65 to 79, and do not live in long-term residential care, you do not need a booster dose at this time.
How you will get a booster
If you are aged 80 or over and not living in residential care and are a registered patient of Ayrfield Medical Practice
You will be invited by text to make an appointment for your vaccine in our Drive Thru Vaccination Clinic.
Which vaccine you will be offered
Regardless of which COVID-19 vaccine course you had previously, you will be offered a single booster dose of the:
You should get this booster dose 6 months after finishing a course of COVID-19 vaccines.
If you have had Covid 19 virus, your booster vaccine should be deferred 6 months following illness.
It is safe to get your COVID-19 booster vaccine at the same time as the flu vaccine therefore we will give you both at together.