influenzaVaccination programmes are made available to employees at risk from harmful bacteria and viruses in the workplace.

Influenza vaccination is an annual vaccination against the prevalent influenza strain(s). The CSOHD offers this vaccine to civil servants who may be involved in an Avian Influenza outbreak control and eradication program. Such workers may include laboratory workers, veterinary staff, technical agriculture officers, poultry workers and conservation rangers.

All other staff should contact their GP to avail of the vaccine if it is recommended for you under the current Department of Health guidelines.