Flu 2016

Flu Vaccines are available now

Come in and get your flu vaccine.Both the 3 strain and 4 strain vaccines are  available.

The 3 strain is the vaccine that is funded for the eligible groups. It costs $32.00 for those not eligible for a funded vaccine.

The 4 strain vaccine is not funded. The cost of this vaccine is $45.00 for everyone who would like to have this vaccine.

The influenza vaccine for the New Zealand 2016 influenza season contains the following three virus strains:

A (H1N1): an A/California/7/2009 (H1N1) – like virus A (H3N2): an A/Hong Kong/4801/2014 (H3N2) like virus B/Brisbane/60/2008 like virus

Quadrivalent vaccines contain viruses listed above, plus the additional B virus:

B/Phuket/3073/2013 like virus.

More information regarding the Eligibility Criteria is available at http://www.influenza.org.nz/eligibility-criteria