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Students are being encouraged to make sure their vaccinations are up-to-date for measles, mumps, rubella, meningitis and, if you are eligible, flu.
There are two recommended vaccinations for all University students:
As well as the Meningitis ACWY and MMR immunisations, Public Health England are urging all those who are eligible (see list below for eligibility) to also receive the free flu vaccine this winter.
Please make sure you familiarise yourself with the symptoms of meningitis, measles, mumps and rubella via the NHS website.
Most students have been vaccinated with the Meningitis ACWY immunisation and the MMR immunisation as part of the UK schools programme. However, if you have not been vaccinated against mumps, measles and rubella, or meningitis – or you are not sure – it is important you contact your GP and arrange to receive the vaccines.
Visit your usual GP or If you haven’t registered with a GP in Liverpool yet, make sure you contact Brownlow Health by visiting the practice or calling 0151 285 4578 as soon as possible to register. If you are eligible, you will be able to have the vaccinations free of charge.
The flu vaccination is more important than ever this year and Public Health England are urging all those who are eligible to receive the free flu vaccine this winter.
The flu vaccine is given to people who:
The flu vaccine is available at GP surgeries and pharmacies. The vaccine may be offered in some hospital settings (such as through your midwife). Social distancing and safety measures are in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
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