Flu Vaccine

Flu Vaccine Supply Shortage

The campaign for more people to be vaccinated with the flu vaccine has been a victim of its own success.  There has been an unprecedented demand for the flu vaccine this year, and this has created a nationwide shortage.  East Ringwood Clinic will periodically update this post as we receive supply.  Due to the volume […]

Meningitis Vaccination

Meningitis Vaccination

Meningitis / meningococcal disease is a rare but life-threatening illness usually caused by a number of different strains of the bacterium Neisseria meningitidis.  This bacterium is spread through coughing, sneezing or close contact with infected people.  The highest rate of meningococcal disease occurs in: children under five years of age older teens / young adults. […]