Swine flu vaccine for Ottery's vulnerable

VULNERABLE Ottery residents can register for swine flue vaccinations at the Coleridge Medical Centre.

VULNERABLE Ottery residents can register for swine flue vaccinations at the Coleridge Medical Centre.

The vaccine will be offered to patients most likely to become seriously ill if infected with the virus.

This includes adults and children over six months of age with long-term health conditions such as chronic lung, heart, kidney, liver and neurological diseases and diabetes mellitus.

Patients suffering from immunosuppression, caused by disease or treatment such as chemotherapy, pregnant women and residents who share a home with someone with a low immune system, can also register.

Patients of the practice in a priority group can now contact the practise on (01404) 814447.