Children Flu Nasal Sprays

The children's nasal spray flu vaccine is safe and effective. It's offered every year to children to help protect them against the flu.

Flu is cause dby the influenza virus. It can be a very unpleasant illness for children. It can also lead to serioud problems such as bronchitis and pneumonia.

Children can catch and spread flu easily. Vaccinating them also protects others who are vunerable to flu, such as babies and older people.

The vaccine is given as a spray squirted up each nostril. It's quick and painless.

The vaccine will still work even if your child gets a runny nose, sneezes or blows their nose.

You will usually be contacted by your GP surgery when your child is due for a routine vaccination.

If you know your child is due, please contact the Practice.

Published on 29 November 2023