Flu campaign launches for biggest flu vaccination programme to date

Content originally from Public Health England

Public Health England, the Department of Health and Social Care, and NHS England and Improvement have launched this year’s flu vaccination campaign to promote the flu programme 2020 to 2021. Together, we are calling on all eligible people to get their flu vaccination this winter.

The programme is the biggest to date; up to 30 million people will be offered the vaccine this year, and eligibility been expanded to include:

  • household contacts of people on the NHS Shielded Patient list;
  • children in school year 7;
  • and all health and all social care workers who have direct contact with the people they care for.