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AVOCA STREET MEDICAL CENTRE
 
130 Avoca Street Randwick NSW 2031
Tel: 02 9399 3335 - Fax: 02 9399 9778

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Flu Shot 2019



Free seasonal influenza vaccine is funded for the following groups at higher risk of complications from influenza:
  • all children aged 6 months to less than 5 years of age
  • all individuals aged 5 years and over with medical risk conditions, namely:

    • cardiac disease, including cyanotic congenital heart disease, coronary artery disease and congestive heart failure
    • chronic respiratory conditions, including suppurative lung disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and severe asthma
    • other chronic illnesses requiring regular medical follow up or hospitalisation in the previous year, including diabetes mellitus, chronic metabolic diseases, chronic renal failure, and haemoglobinopathies
    • chronic neurological conditions that impact on respiratory function, including multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injuries, and seizure disorders
    • impaired immunity, including HIV, malignancy and chronic steroid use

  • children aged 6 months to 10 years on long term aspirin therapy
  • all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 5 years and over
  • pregnant women (at any stage of pregnancy)
  • people aged 65 years and over


Influenza vaccines
Five free vaccines will be available in 2019:
  • FluQuadri™ Junior for children aged 6-35 months
  • FluQuadri™ or Fluarix Tetra® for people aged 3 years to 64years
  • Afluria Quad® for people aged 5 years to 64 years
  • Fluad® for people aged 65 years and over



Age groupFluQuadri
Junior
FluQuadriFluarix
Tetra
Afluria
Quad
Influvac
Tetra
Less than 6 monthsNoNoNoNoNo
6 to 35 monthsYesNoNoNoNo
3-4years NoYesYesNoNo
5 years and olderNoYesYesYesNo
18 years and overNoYesYesYesYes
65 years and olderNoYesYesYesYes


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