Are you entitled to a free flu vaccine?

Funded (free) Flu Vaccines

All individuals aged 65 years and older.

Individuals aged 6 months to 64 years who:

  • have cardiovascular disease (ischaemic heart disease, congestive heart disease, rheumatic heart disease, congenital heart disease or cerebrovascular disease)
  • have chronic respiratory disease (asthma if on regular preventive therapy; other chronic respiratory disease with impaired lung function)
  • have diabetes
  • have chronic renal disease
  • have any cancer, excluding basal and squamous skin cancers if not invasive
  • have other conditions (autoimmune disease, immunosuppression, HIV infection, transplant recipients, neuromuscular and central nervous system diseases, haemaglobinopathies, children on long-term aspirin)
  • are pregnant
  • ‚Äčare children aged under 5 years who have been hospitalised for respiratory illness or have a history of significant respiratory illness.