August 24 2021
Chronic wounds are a largely unknown problem, despite causing great personal and financial costs. Every year over 420,000 Australians suffer from a chronic wound.
Posted April 19, 2021
Vaccination is our best defence against flu viruses. Behaviours such as increased hand washing and social distancing helped to stop the spread of flu viruses in the community last year. Relaxing social distancing restrictions this year may allow flu viruses to recirculate, even if they were hardly seen in 2020.
Under the National Immunisation Program, free flu vaccines are provided to the following groups who are at higher risk of complications from flu:
Free flu vaccines will be available from GPs, community health clinics, Aboriginal Medical Services and other immunisation providers in your state or territory. To locate a service in your area you can search the National Health Services Directory.
Vaccination experts recommend waiting 14 days between getting a flu vaccine and a COVID-19 vaccine. Given this, it will be important to plan both vaccinations.
It doesn’t matter in what order you get the vaccines. However:
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