The flu vaccine is given to children as a nasal spray, rather than an injection. A nurse sprays a tiny amount of vaccine into each nostril and there is no need for children to sniff or inhale. It’s quick and completely painless. Find out more and watch the full film at www.immunisationscotland.org.uk/childflu
There’s a lot of fake news about flu and the flu vaccine. So we want to give you the facts. Flu can be life threatening and every year, thousands of people are hospitalised in Scotland. Children and those with health conditions like diabetes, heart or breathing problems are especially at risk – even if they […]
What is flu? Hey watch it with that thing! My mum told me my granddad has the flu. I’ve never had flu, so I wanted to learn more about it. I learnt loads of stuff – like how to make sure you don’t get ill from flu. Take a look. More about flu I had […]
If you’re living with a health condition, you shouldn’t underestimate how serious flu can be. Thousands of people end up in hospital due to flu every year – and last year was particularly bad Even if you’re managing your condition and feel fit and well, the best way to protect yourself and to protect your […]
Flu can be very serious especially for little ones Even healthy children can become extremely ill So before the flu season begins help protect your two to five year old and get serious about flu Don’t risk your child’s health book the flu vaccine with your GP practice now
If your child is 2 to 5 years old and not in school yet, there’s now a simple nasal vaccine that will help protect them from flu. Your little ones should renew their flu vaccine every year, so make sure they are covered. Contact your GP practice and make an appointment today.