Getting Your Winter Flu Vaccination at Dermacia
Influenza, known as the flu is a contagious virus that negatively affects youtr respiratory system. It is more serius than the common cold and is spread when infected people sneeze otr cough. It can also be caught from a contaminated surface, and spread when you touch your eyes or mouth. The flu is a serious disease which can lead to complications and sometimes hospitalisation.
Symptoms of flu include fever, a cough, fatigue, sore throat, muscle aches, headaches, a runny nose and watery, sensitive eyes.
Benefits of a flu vaccine from Dermacia Pharmacy.
Vaccination is the most effective way of stopping flu being spread and reduces the risk of people being hospitalised with complications related to contracting the flu.
You are eligible for a free flu jab if you are:
- Over the age of 65
- A child or adult with underlying health conditions
- An adult or child with a weakened immune system
By taking early precautions and getting the flu jab, you are saving yourself from complications of the flu such as lung infection, pneumonia or even rare conditions like meningitis. If you are located in or around North London, then come see us in Islington at Dermacia Pharmacy. Our highly trained staff will assess your needs and you can be vaccinated immediately. So, if you fall under any of these categories, or you are unsure whether or not you need a flu jab, give us a call or pay a visit to our London Pharmacy. We are open 7 days a week so give us a call or pop in to speak to one of our friendly pharmacists.