Here are some great sources of health information:

Health Resources Hanover Street Medical Centre Oakleigh

The Better Health Channel

Immunise Australia website

Diabetes Australia

Cancer Council

The Heart Foundation

Beyond Blue

Black Dog Institute

Andrology Australia (Men’s Health)

 

Who is eligible for the free, Government-funded, flu vaccine?

The 2016 flu shot is now available at our practice.

The flu vaccine is recommended for everyone from six months of age, but is available free under the National Immunisation Program for people who face a high risk from influenza and its complications.

People who qualify for the free flu vaccine are:

  • People aged 65 years and over
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait people aged six months to less than five years
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who are aged 15 years and over
  • Pregnant women
  • People aged six months and over with medical conditions such as severe asthma, lung or heart disease, low immunity or diabetes that can lead to complications from influenza.

To receive your flu vaccination, call our practice on (03) 9584 4444.

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