Influenza (Flu)


We have finalised our plans for this years’ INFLUENZA vaccination programme.

We will be doing the over 65s first. We are holding 2 ‘drive-through’ clinics on the Kings Cliffe Active Site (Kingsmead, Station Rd, King's Cliffe, Peterborough PE8 6YH).

Find out more about this year's flu vaccination programme arrangements including clinic times here.

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What is Flu?

Flu, short for influenza, is an infectious and common viral illness spread by coughs and sneezes.

It's not the same as the common cold. Flu is caused by a different group of viruses. Symptoms tend to be more severe and last longer.

You can catch flu all year round, but it is especially common in winter, which is why it is also known as "seasonal flu".

For more information see the Flu page in the NHS website.

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Don't put off getting your Flu Vaccination