Canarian residents can request this winter’s flu jab from Monday 24th October.
The Canarian Government has acquired almost 300,000 doses of flu vaccine at as cost of €2.5 million, ands will be administering them to anyone in the target groups who requests them.
The target groups are:
- People over the age of 60
- Vulnerable people (those with chronic illnesses)
- Pregnant women
- Health workers
- Professional carers for the elderly and/or dependent.
Vaccinations will be given in the local health centre and anyone registered with the Canarian Health service can request an appointment by calling 012 or 928 301 012 from next Monday.
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