6.10.20 Nasal Flu Immunisation

Pupils (where consent was given) have been vaccinated today with Fluenz Tetra nasal spray.
Most children are usually fine after the vaccination, however occasional side effects of this can be a headache, a runny nose, general tiredness or some loss of appetite.
The vaccine is absorbed quickly so there is no need to worry that it hasn’t worked even if you child sneezes immediately after having the spray.
If you require any further information or advice please contact the Community Immunisation Team on 0191 402 8179, NHS 111 or your GP.
For those children not in school today, parents should contact the above number to find details of their nearest suitable clinic after illness or isolation.