FLU clinics across the county are in full swing with demand for the seasonal flu vaccine this year “exceptionally high” due to the ongoing pandemic. Demand is so great that more vaccines have been distributed in the past few weeks than the entirety of previous flu seasons. Due to the level of demand a “temporary […]
Health staff are urged to get the jab
FERMANAGH’S frontline health workers have been urged to get their flu jab this year, even if they’ve never had one before, after it emerged less than a third of staff at the Western Trust had taken up the vaccine last year. Flu vaccines are not mandatory for health workers, however with the Covid crisis continuing, […]
Flu jab shortage fears allayed
Local health centres are hopeful that this year there will be no shortages in the supply of the flu vaccine.
Public urged to get flu jabs to avoid delays
ANYONE who should be getting the flu vaccine is urged to get their jab as early possible this year to avoid the delays and even chaos we witnessed last year. Last year there were issues with flu vaccine supplies locally and it took a lot longer than doctors had hoped to roll out the vaccination […]