50 -64 Free Flu vaccination

Powys Teaching Health Board

Jamie Marchant, Executive Director of Primary Care, Community and Mental Health Services said: “You may be aware of an announcement made by the Welsh Government that free flu vaccinations will now be made available to people aged 50yrs to 64yrs.“Please be patient whilst we work with our colleagues in GP practices and Community Pharmacies to plan for this extension. We kindly ask that you do not contact your GP or Community Pharmacy at this time regarding the flu vaccine.“We will provide an update as soon as possible with information about how and from where people can access the vaccine but please be aware the flu vaccine may not be available from all our GP practices or Community Pharmacies for this new eligible group of 50-64 yrs old” “Please note, if you are aged between 50yrs and 64yrs with a long-term health condition and have already received an invitation to receive a flu vaccine, please proceed to book your appointment as requested by your GP practice.”