27 November 2020 | NewsCOVID-19 vaccines: Frequently asked questionsRead the full article
Influenza (flu) is a serious illness that can lead to hospitalisation or even death, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have a higher risk of serious disease. During the current COVID-19 pandemic, it is even more important that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people do not miss out on getting their influenza vaccine.
We have created a new resource in an easy to read format that answers the questions about influenza vaccination during the COVID-pandemic that are being asked most frequently by the people in the community.
This resource answers the following questions:
Access the resource here
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