Around one in four New Zealanders are infected with influenza each year. Influenza can be anywhere and contact with the virus can be unavoidable.


Almost everyone can benefit from the protection of annual influenza immunisation. The vaccine is especially important for those who are at risk of serious complications including


– Pregnant women’
– People aged 65 and over
– Children aged 4 years and under who have been hospitalised for respiratory illness
– People under 65 with certain medical conditions.


For more information see or come and chat with your GP or practice nurse