It’s ok to leave your house to get vaccinatedunless you have been directed to self-isolate.
An annual flu shot is your best protection against influenza.
Flu shots are free for:
Speak to your GP and get a flu shot now.
Flu fact: You can’t catch influenza from the flu shot.
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All NSW children aged
from 6 months to under five years of age will be offered free influenza shots.
FluTracking is an online community-based health surveillance system to detect influenza epidemics. By taking part, you’ll not only be contributing to scientific research, you will be helping to track influenza in your local community and nation-wide. Click here for more information.
Influenza, or flu, is a highly contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. It is more serious than a common cold. In 2017 more than 650 people died in NSW from influenza related complications.
This year’s influenza vaccines have been updated to provide the best possible protection. By getting a flu shot you’re protecting yourself and the community from serious illness.
Learn more with the flu fact sheet and flu FAQs