Flu and Pneumo Vaccine Information - Corbally Medical
Flu vaccines are available at Corbally Medical for adults and children from the age of six months. For information as to who should get the flu vaccine please check below and read on the HSE website at: HSE FLU VACCINE
There are two types of flu vaccines available free of charge at Corbally Medical as funded by the HSE:
Fluenz Tetra nasal spray by Astra Zeneca AB
Free of charge for children aged 2-17yrs (December 2023)
The PIL for Fluenz Tetra nasal spray is HERE
Influvac Tetra by Mylan
For all eligible populations including children aged 2-17yrs
The PIL for Influvac Tetra is Here
Patient Information Leaflets ("PILs").
Persons receiving any of the flu vaccines, or the parents/guardians of children receiving flu vaccines, must read the relevant Patient Information Leaflet ("PIL") prior to receiving the vaccine. These are available online as below and are also available in paper form at our clinic. You can ask any questions you may have prior to vaccination.
Pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPV23) is advised for those aged 65 years and older and those over 2 years with long term medical conditions. This vaccine protects against 23 types of pneumococcal disease including those most likely to cause severe disease.
Persons receiving the pneumococcal vaccine, or their parents/guardians in the case of children, must read the relevant Patient Information Leaflet ("PIL") prior to receiving the vaccine. This is online as below and also available in paper form at our clinic. You can ask any questions you may have prior to vaccination.
The PIL for the Pneumococcal vaccine is HERE
For persons unable to read or understand the vaccine PILs, and who do not have a helper or translator to assist, your vaccinator at the clinic will provide the necessary information.