The administration of influenza vaccination to the close circle of at-risk groups will be announced only later.
Helsinki to start influenza vaccinations in November.
Influenza vaccinations will be distributed this year at existing coronary vaccination sites and must be scheduled for vaccination. Appointments will begin in late October, vaccination on November 1st.
The Department of Health and Welfare (THL) has recommended taking the flu vaccine because coronavirus and the flu vaccine can be obtained at the same time. Concomitant infections significantly increase the risk of serious disease.
Influenza vaccination are available free of charge to all at-risk pregnant women, those aged 65 and over, children and conscripts.
Related vaccinations for those at risk will be announced separately later.
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