Flu vaccinations delayed
Flu vaccinations set to be delivered yesterday as part of the Flu Express programme at the National Stadium Pavilion have been pushed back until tomorrow.
The Ministry of Health provided no reasons for the delay.
A spokeswoman for the Ministry urged those interested in receiving the jab to preregister online at www.gov.bm, or by phone at 799-1524 or 332-8902 to minimise paperwork and wait times.
She said: “The seasonal influenza vaccine will be available for priority groups through their doctor or the Flu Express at the cost of $15 per shot for both adults and children.
“Persons over the age of 65 years will receive the seasonal flu vaccine free of charge.
“The flu vaccine is a safe and highly effective method of preventing most cases of flu. Side effects are rare and usually mild.”