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The flu vaccine — Information for residential aged care workers in 2018 fact sheet

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Publication date: 
24 April 2018
Last updated: 
1 August 2018
Publication type: 
Fact Sheet
Intended audience: 
Health professionals

Flu can be a very serious disease. To protect yourself and those you care for from the flu, you should get vaccinated every year.

This fact sheet provides information for residential aged care workers about getting vaccinated against the flu in 2018. It includes information on:

  • why and when you should get vaccinated against flu
  • where you can get the flu shot
  • flu vaccine safety
  • other ways to stop the spread of flu.