BOOKINGS are closing soon for the Derwent Valley Council’s free influenza vaccinations under its annual vaccination program. The council is offering free ‘flu vaccinations for:
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
- Pregnant women (during any stage of pregnancy)
- People aged 65 years and over
- People aged six months and over with medical conditions which increase the risk of influenza disease complications
- Children from six months to less than five years.
The vaccinations will be given on April 22. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, physical distancing measures will be in place. Bookings are essential and must be made by April 10. For bookings and further information contact the council’s immunisation co-ordinator on 6261 8530.