Guidance: Flu vaccination: easy read flu leaflets

Public Health England

September 20
15:08 2019

Helping stop you getting flu: information for people with low literacy

Protect yourself from flu - Easy Read

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These leaflets are aimed at people who have, or care for someone with a learning disability. They provide advice on:

  • the flu virus and why you need a vaccine
  • signs of flu
  • flu jabs and where to get one

People with learning disabilities and their carers can get a free flu jab from their doctor or pharmacist.

The Helping you stop getting flu leaflet can also be useful for people whose first language is not English and can also be for people with a low reading age.

You can order the Easy Read leaflet using code: EASYREADFLU1

You can order the low literacy leaflet using code: 2904202

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Published 6 August 2015
Last updated 20 September 2019 +show all updates
  1. Added 'Easy read' version of winter flu leaflet.
  2. Leaflet revised for the Annual flu programme 2017 to 2018.
  3. Revised to include information for those with visual impairment.
  4. First published.

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