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If you work with poultry, read this leaflet now

Flu vaccination for poultry workers

  • Document type:
    Leaflet
  • Author:
    Department of Health
  • Published date:
    28 September 2007
  • Primary audience:
    Public
  • Gateway reference:
    8495
  • Pages:
    2
  • Supersedes/replaces:
  • Copyright holder:
    Crown

The materials listed here relate to a previous vaccination programme for those who work in close contact with poultry. The programme has been discontinued. The resources have been retained for reference purposes only.

The Department of Health is offering flu vaccination this winter to those who work in close contact with poultry. This is being done as a precautionary public health measure and does not mean that workers are at any higher risk of getting flu this winter than usual. Nor does it mean that there is an increased risk of an outbreak of bird flu in the UK as this risk remains low. For further information please see the leaflet and Q and A sheet at the links below.

These documents replace those issued in January 2007.

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