There has been an unusually high number of people struck by the flu this summer. In fact, NSW Health reported 2,196 confirmed cases – almost three times the average for this time of year.
Influenza causes 18,000 hospitalisations and 300,000 GP consultations in Australia each year. Research shows that people vaccinated against Influenza take 43% less sick leave compared to people that don’t*.
Annual vaccination is the single most effective measure to prevent influenza.
Getting the flu vaccine from April will protect you before the peak flu season around June to September.
Clever Care NOW provides flu vaccinations by qualified nurses to businesses, community service organisations and large groups in the convenience of your work place.
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* Influenza Specialist Group – Influenza Fast Facts, NSW Business Chamber, Reduce Sick Leave by more than 40%