788-792 Whalley New Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 9BA
788-792 Whalley New Road, Blackburn, BB1 9BA
Tel: 01254 247477 Fax: 01254 245446 Out of Hours: Click here
Tel: 01254 247477 Fax: 01254 245446
Out of Hours: Click here
Branch Surgery: Barbara Castle Way Health Centre, Level 2,
Simmons Street, Blackburn, BB2 1AX. Tel: 01254 617168
The practice follows the national policy for childhood immunisation. Further information can be found on the NHS Immunisation Schedule website.
Seasonal Flu Vaccination
Flu (also known as influenza) is a highly infectious illness caused by the flu virus. It spreads rapidly through small droplets coughed or sneezed into the air by an infected person. For most people, flu is unpleasant but not serious. You will usually recover within a week.
Studies have shown that flu vaccines provide effective protection against the flu, although protection may not be complete and may vary between people. Protection from the vaccine gradually decreases and flu strains change over time. Therefore, new vaccines are made each year and people at risk of flu are encouraged to be vaccinated every year.
The flu vaccination is offered to people in at-risk groups. These people are at greater risk of developing serious complications if they catch flu, such as pregnant women and elderly people.
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