Flu Aware NI is a Public Health Agency website with information on seasonal flu.

This site provides a comprehensive guide to flu, including information for the public on who is most at risk, who needs a seasonal flu vaccine, how to get the vaccine and what to do if you think you have the flu, as well as information on prevention of further infection.

Seasonal flu campaign 2015

The Public Health Agency (PHA) is continuing phase two of its childhood flu vaccination programme which was launched in 2014. Immunisation is being offered to pre-school children aged two years and over, and all primary school children. This will help protect children against flu and reduce its spread.


Flu vaccine available for those ‘at risk’

Published: Friday, 9 October, 2015 - 10:47

The seasonal flu vaccination programme for 2015/16 is under way with ‘at risk’ people being urged to get the vaccine.

GPs across Northern Ireland will be inviting people over 65, pregnant women and ‘at risk’ children and adults to have the flu vaccine, as flu can be particularly serious for these groups.

Childhood flu vaccination now available

Published: Friday, 9 October, 2015 - 10:39
The Public Health Agency (PHA) has launched this year’s childhood flu vaccination programme, reminding parents how important it is that their child receives the vaccine, which will help protect against the disease and reduce its spread.​

Influenza Weekly Bulletin

Published: Friday, 9 October, 2015 - 15:48

Influenza Surveillance data is collected all year round by the Public Health Agency in collaboration with the Northern Ireland Regional Virus Laboratory, local GP practices, and a number of other relevant local agencies who kindly provide data to the influenza surveillance department.

Wash your hands to help stop the spread of winter virus

Published: Wednesday, 4 March, 2015 - 11:25

The Public Health Agency (PHA) is reminding the public what action they can take to help prevent catching seasonal flu as it continues to circulate this winter.

It is still important to get your flu vaccine

Published: Friday, 6 February, 2015 - 09:46

The Public Health Agency (PHA) is highlighting that it is still important to get the flu vaccine, following new research published by Public Health England (PHE) on the effectiveness of this year’s flu vaccine.