The school immunisation team start their 11 week immunisation programme on Monday, 30th September 2019.
Flu is now circulating in Cwm Taf and people are being urged to do what they can to limit the spread of this potentially fatal disease. This includes remembering to ‘catch it, bin it, kill it’ if they have symptoms of flu.
Public Health Wales is reminding people with long term health conditions to protect themselves from flu this year.
Public Health Wales is urging all pregnant women to have their free flu vaccine as research shows they are seven times more likely to die from flu than a woman who is not pregnant.
“It’s important we do what we can to protect children against infections and illnesses like flu, because as we all know, children are very good at spreading germs.”