It’s not too late to get your jab

Chief Nurse Tricia D'Orsi gets her flu jabAs the weather gets colder and viruses spread it’s important that anyone at greater risk from flu has their free NHS flu jab to make sure they are protected.

Health leaders from Castle Point and Rochford are urging local people to have a flu free festive season by making sure they are prepared. For people at greater risk with chronic conditions like asthma, pregnant women, people with lowered immunity or those aged 65 or over, flu can be a serious and very unpleasant illness.

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