October 13th, 2015
Flu Vaccine Advice
After 6 months of age, children and adults with a complex heart disease should be offered a Flu vaccination once a year. There are now different ways to be protected –
6 months old to 2 years – injection (jab)
2 years to 17 years old – Nasal Spray
18 years old and upwards – injection (jab)
Heart children who also have a severe immune disorder, egg allergy, or those on aspirin should have the flu injection instead of the nasal spray .
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If you need any further information, please speak to your GP, or the
Children’s Cardiac Nurse Specialists on 0113 3925467
or the Adult Cardiac Nurse Specialists on 0113 3928154
Individuals with a complex heart condition should be offered the flu vaccine.