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Don't carry the flu around with you!

Don't carry the flu around with you!
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Protect yourself, your family, and your community with a free* flu shot this winter. 

Get down to your local Aboriginal Medical Service to receive your flu vaccine. When you do, you’ll get a free beanie or scarf (while stocks last), in either Broncos or Titans colours*.

You can then also go into the draw to win two gold class tickets to State of Origin game 3 at Suncorp Stadium on Wednesday 12 July 2017*.

Annual vaccination is the most important measure you can take to prevent the flu and its complications, and is recommended for any person over 6 months of age who wishes to reduce the likelihood of becoming ill with the flu.

Unlike the common cold, the flu can cause severe illness and life-threatening complications such as pneumonia and bronchitis, which often require hospitalisation.

Help keep your community healthy this winter with a flu shot.

 

*Conditions

Free flu shot
The flu vaccine is recommended for everyone from six months of age, but is available free under the National Immunisation Program for people who face a high risk from influenza and its complications. These are:

  •          People aged 65 years and over
  •          Aboriginal and Torres Strait people aged six months to less than five years
  •          Aboriginal and Torres Strait people who are aged 15 years and over
  •          Pregnant women
  •          People aged six months and over with medical conditions such as severe asthma, lung or heart disease, low immunity, or diabetes that can lead to complications from influenza.

If you aren’t in one of these categories, there may be a small fee for vaccination.

 

Beanies and scarfs
You must have received the vaccine in clinic to be eligible for a beanie or scarf. There is a limited stock of these packs available at each participating clinic, so book your appointment today to avoid missing out! 

 

State of Origin tickets
Anyone who receives a vaccine at a participating clinic is eligible to enter. Entries need to be signed by the vaccine administrator.

Prize includes: two gold category tickets for State of Origin game 3, Wednesday 12 July 2017, Suncorp Stadium ONLY.

Entries close Thursday 29 June 2017. Winners will be contacted by phone or email on or before Monday 3 July 2017. Winners will need to collect their tickets from Windsor, prior to the game.

 

Participating clinics (phone to make a flu shot appointment)

Moreton ATSICHS

  •          Strathpine Clinic – ph: 3897 0500
  •          Caboolture Clinic – ph: 5428 5855
  •          Morayfield Clinic – ph: 5429 1000
  •          Deception Bay Clinic – ph: 3049 2299

 

ATSICHS Brisbane

  •          Logan – ph: 3240 8940
  •          Acacia Ridge Clinic (at the Murri Community School) – ph: 3029 6502
  •          Browns Plains – ph: 3239 5300
  •          Mums and Bubs Clinic Woodridge – ph: 3029 6527
  •          Northgate Clinic – ph: 3240 8903
  •          Wooloongabba Clinic – ph: 3240 8924 and 3240 8900

 

Kambu

  •          Goodna Clinic – ph: 3436 9600

 

Yulu-Burri-Ba

  •          Wynnum Clinic – ph: 3164 5800
  •          Capalaba Clinic – ph:  3900 7800
  •          Dunwich Clinic – ph: 3409 9596

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