Flu vaccination

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The basic way to protect yourself against catching flu and developing serious complications is to vaccinate. Vaccines available on the market protect against the most serious flu viruses. Their construction ensures no risk of falling ill due to the vaccination. They are safe and even recommended for small children (above the age of 6 months), pregnant women, older people and people with lower immunity.

The threat of influenza results mainly from its complications, to which are vulnerable in particular: elders and children below 2, patients with diabetes, asthma, COPD, patients with immunodeficiency, cardiovascular diseases or renal failure. Those are so called “high risk group” individuals.


HOW CAN YOU MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO GET A JAB?

Vaccination for companies

Contact: (22) 566 22 01


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Vaccines for individual patients

  • Call us and make an appointment at +48 (22) 566 22 22.
  • If there are no contraindications to have the vaccine, you can have it immediately.

How do you get infected with flu?

Flu viruses attack the cells of the mucous membrane of the airways, for example the throat or nose. The source of virus spread is an infected person.
In the case of adults, the process of getting rid of the virus, that is the period when the person infects other people, usually starts one day before the symptoms appear (the person does not know s/he is ill!) and lasts about 5 days. In children this period may last for up to 10 days.

  • Droplet transmission – infection occurs due to inhalation of  infected person’s microscopic respiratory droplets released during coughing or sneezing;
  • through contact with objects (e.g. door knobs, railings) contaminated with secretion from airways (secretions containing flu virus);
  • Blood borne transmission – rare cases.

What does the flu course look like?

Flu usually has a very sudden onset and is characterized by:

  • High fever (38-40oC)
  • Headache
  • Shivering and muscle pain
  • Tiring, dry cough
  • Loss of appetite
  • The feeling of fatigue

Other symptoms characteristic for a common cold are present too: sore throat, runny nose or blocked nose.

Children additionally may suffer from stomach ache, nausea, vomiting.

In there are no complications, these symptoms usually last for about 7-10 days. Cough and the feeling of fatigue may last the longest, even up to 3 weeks.


Contact

For individual customers

  • Call +48 (22) 566 22 22 and arrange an appointment qualifying for a vaccine for adults in one of our centres: Wałbrzyska 46, Foksal 3/5, KEN 85.
  • Vaccines and appointments qualifying for a vaccine for children are in: Wałbrzyska 44/46, KEN 85.
  • During the appointment, the doctor qualifying for a vaccine will exclude any contraindications, you can get vaccinated within 24 hours.

For corporate customers

  • If you are interested in flu vaccines for employees of your company, send us a contact form and a vaccine coordinator will contact you.
  • In the case of minimum 20 employees we offer vaccines in the company's headquarters in Warsaw.

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