Kerry’s Young and Children are Urged to Get Flu Vaccines to Stop Spread of Sickness


Kerry’s youth and children are called to get the flu shot in an attempt to stop the sickness from infecting more susceptible members of the community.

Next week, there will be a pop-up nasal spray flu vaccination clinic in Tralee.

Children and teens between the ages of two and seventeen are welcome to visit the walk-in clinic, where the vaccination is provided at no cost.

On December 29 from 10.20 am to 3.30 pm, the clinic will be held at the Kerry Vaccination Hub at BorgWarner in Tralee (V92 HT21).

Corrina Broderick, the clinical lead for Covid and flu shots at Cork Kerry Community Healthcare, is urging parents to vaccinate their children:

Children who have the flu may have symptoms such as: ·High temperature. aches in the muscles, headaches, and extreme fatigue

The number of flu cases has increased during the past few weeks, causing the health administration to take immediate action. Since children are particularly susceptible to infections, the health authorities have launched vaccination efforts as an urgent preventive measure to shield them from the flu.

As a crucial preventive action, the health department has advised everyone to vaccinate their children. Individuals experiencing symptoms are receiving careful and directed treatment. The primary goal of the health officials is to guarantee that everyone is safe from the flu.

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