Health News
The flu season for 2024 begins on 2 April 2024. The Palms has supplies of the 2024 flu vaccine, which is free for those who are most vulnerable to becoming very sick if they get the flu.
For the 2024 flu season, the vaccine is fully funded for everyone who is:
  • 65 years old and over
It is also fully funded for people under 65 who are most at risk of becoming very sick from flu, such as people:
  • with long-term conditions (like asthma, diabetes, or cardiovascular disease)
  • with reduced immune function
  • who are pregnant
  • with specific mental health conditions or addiction issues
  • 4 years old and under who have been hospitalised for respiratory illness or have a history of significant respiratory illness.
Please call the Practice now on 354 7737 and check if you or a member of your whanau / family qualifies to receive the 2024 flu vaccine free!
Of course the vaccine is also available for those who don’t qualify to have it fully funded, so please phone and book now.
Helping you, help yourself.
Te awhina ia koe, awhi ia kia ano