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NEWS

 

THE FLU INJECTION

Every year around october / december a lot of people will be vaccinated against the flu [ the flu injection ]. The flu injection is free for people who have an increased risk to a severe infection with the flu. This is for example peopele who are above the age of 60 and/or are suffering from one a heartcondition or a pulmonary disease. The flu-shot is voluntary. You will find extra information regarding the flu-vaccination here

When you would like to get a flu-shot, but you don't belong to the risk-groups, then you can pay for the vaccination ( around 30 euro at the pharmacist and around 10 euro at our office ) to be administered at our practice. In 2021 we expect that there will be a shortage of flu-shot vaccins, due to the increased demand.

PNEUMOCOCCAL VACCINATION

In 2021 all patients from the age of 69 upto and with 73, will be invited for vaccination against pneumococcal infection.


On monday 22 november 2021 we start at 15:00 with the flu-vaccination for the first group of selected patients. You will be invited for this by letter.

On tuesday 23 november 2021 from 14:00 until 18:00 we start with the vaccination of patients selected for the flu-shot as well as the pneumococcal vaccination. This group is also invited by letter.

On thursday 25 november 2021 from 14:00 until 18:00 the flu-vaccinations will be administered to patients with surnames starting with letters A to O. Secondarily patients with surnames P to Z will be invited for the flu-vaccination.

Important information :
  • We ask you to keep 1,5 meters of distance during the vaccination.
  • When having complaints of common cold, sore throat, coughing or fever you need to stay indoors. Please call our assistant to make a new appointment.
  • Wear a mask.
  • Bring the invitation letter to the vaccination.
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