Have you had your flu shot yet?
If not, please book an appointment to protect you and your family. Call our GP Clinic today on (03) 5366 7999.
Anyone can get the flu. Please remember to:
- Wash your hands regularly
- Stay home if you’re sick
- Cough and sneeze into your elbow
Cost: flu vaccinations are $15, payable on the day of your appointment.
To book: see GP Clinic Reception at 164 Inglis Street, Ballan, or call (03) 5366 7999.
Eligible for a free flu vaccination:
- Aged 6 months – 5 years
- Aged over 65
- Torres Strait Islander
- Some chronic conditions
Timing your flu vaccination with your COVID-19 vaccination
There is no particular requirement regarding the order of receiving a dose of flu vaccine and a dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. However, the preferred minimum time between a dose of flu vaccine and a dose of COVID-19 vaccine (Pfizer or AstraZeneca) is 14 days.
If you have not had any COVID-19 vaccine: wait at least 14 days after your flu vaccine to receive your first dose of COVID-19 vaccine.
If you have received one dose of COVID-19 AstraZeneca vaccine: wait at least 14 days after this first dose before having your flu vaccine. The recommended interval (time) between the first and second dose of AstraZeneca is 12 weeks – ensure you have your flu vaccine more than 14 days before your second dose OR 14 days after your second dose.
If you have received one dose of COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine: wait at least 14 days after your second dose of Pfizer vaccine.to receive your flu vaccine.