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Covid-19 Booster and Flu Vaccine Information

For Hackney and Waltham Forest residents

It’s important for everyone to protect themselves and others from the spread of infectious diseases like the flu and COVID-19. One way to do this is by getting vaccinated. The flu vaccine can help protect you from getting the flu, and the COVID-19 booster can help protect you from becoming seriously ill with COVID-19.

Both Hackney and Waltham Forest are offering services to help people access the COVID-19 booster and flu vaccine

This is great news, as it makes it easier for people to protect themselves and their loved ones from these potentially dangerous illnesses.

How to access both services

To access the services in Hackney and Waltham Forest, simply visit your local GP or pharmacy. You can do this by using the national booking system. They will be able to provide you with the necessary vaccines and booster shots. You may also be eligible to receive these vaccines for free, depending on your age and health status.

It’s important to remember that vaccines are safe and effective. They have been extensively tested and are regularly monitored by health authorities to ensure their safety and success. It has also been confirmed that it is safe to have both flu and covid vaccine at the same time, however they need to be booked separately. Getting vaccinated can help protect not only yourself, but also those around you who may be more vulnerable to serious illness, such as older adults and people with underlying health conditions.

In conclusion, protecting ourselves and others from infectious diseases like the flu and COVID-19 is important. By accessing the services offered by Hackney and Waltham Forest, we can easily get the vaccines and booster shots we need to stay healthy and reduce the spread of these illnesses.

Veronica Gianelli

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