May 17 2019

With startling numbers of influenza cases already confirmed this year, the Southern NSW Local Health District is encouraging people to get their flu vaccine.

 

Director of Public Health, Tracey Oakman says with more than 9,600 cases of flu in NSW already this year, people should contact their medical authorities to get their injections.

 

Pregnant women, young children and the elderly will be a major focus of this year's flu campaign.

 

There are free vaccines for pregnant women, aboriginal people, those aged over 65 and anyone with medical conditions such as asthma, diabetes and heart disease.

 

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