Flu Vaccination Letter
It is time for your child’s yearly flu vaccination!
School Years: Reception, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6 (children born between 01.09.2008 and 31.08.2015)
Why get your child vaccinated?
It helps keep your child safe from flu. Flu can be a nasty illness and sometimes causes really serious problems. It is a quick and simple nose spray that works the same as a flu jab.
Giving your child the flu spray will stop the spread. This will help keep friends and family safe. Older people and those with illnesses are most at risk if they catch flu from children.
It is free for your child. Flu changes so even if they had it last year they need it again this year.
www.nhs.uk/child-flu has more information and tells you which children need the flu jab instead of the nose spray.
How do you let us know you want your child to have the flu vaccination?
Please fill in one online consent form for each child here … https://www.nottinghamshireimmunisations.co.uk The code for your child’s school is NG122707 You will need to press ‘Click Here’ under Seasonal Flu
Please fill it in as soon as you can to ensure your child gets vaccinated. Even if you do not want your child to be vaccinated please complete the form to let us know. We are due to visit your child’s school on Tuesday 3 December 2019.
What if my child is absent?
If your child is away from school on the day, please contact us to book a clinic appointment. This vaccine is not offered by your GP unless your child is in an at risk group.
If your child becomes wheezy, has a bad attack of asthma, or has started steroid tablets for asthma after you return this form, please contact the School Aged Immunisation Service. If your child has this vaccination anywhere else, let the team know to stop them getting it again.
Call us on 07920 182032 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any problems or questions. The team will be happy to help.
School Aged Immunisation Service