As the influenza (flu) season approaches, it is important that people take suitable measures to protect themselves and their families against the flu. Flu is a serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and sometimes, even death. The annual seasonal flu vaccine is the best and safest way to reduce the chances catching the flu and potentially spreading it to your families.
Vaccination to prevent influenza is particularly important for people who are at high risk for the flu and its complications. This includes the elderly, young children, pregnant women and people with certain medical conditions.
The Ministry of Public Health, Hamad Medical Corporation and Primary Health Care Corporation are working together to provide this year’s flu vaccine free of charge to all residents of Qatar. Within the pages of this website you can find out more information about the flu, the reasons why you should receive the vaccine; and also where you can receive the vaccine.