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Flu Immunisation

Last updated 9 September 2023

Who is eligible for flu vaccination this autumn?

Flu vaccination

  • Children aged two and three years on 31 August 2023 
  • Children in primary school from reception class to year 6 (inclusive)  
  • Children in secondary school from year 7 to year 11 (inclusive)   
  • People aged six months to 64 years in clinical risk groups   
  • People aged 65 years and older (age on 31 March 2024)   
  • Pregnant women  
  • Carers aged 16 and over 
  • People aged 6 months to 65 years who live with someone who has a weakened immune system   
  • People with a learning disability  
  • Frontline health and social care workers  
  • All staff working in care homes with regular client contact 



There is still time to get your flu vaccine this winter
close up of nurse giving injection to patient
close up of nurse giving injection to patient

Flu is still circulating in our communities and vaccination continues to be the best way to protect you and your family from the consequences of flu this winter.

Give yourself an extra layer of protection this winter by getting your flu and COVID vaccines 
Male in green coat with neon elements on the front
Male in green coat with neon elements on the front

Public health experts from Powys Teaching Health Board are strongly encouraging those who are eligible to take up their flu and COVID vaccines in order to give themselves an extra layer of protection from serious illness this winter. 

Powys Teaching Health Board encourages vaccination as flu expected to be a major public health issue in Wales this winter

Public Health experts are expecting a significant flu season this winter for the first time since the pandemic.