People who provide essential community services are strongly recommended to receive annual influenza vaccine.

Influenza infections can place considerable pressure on both public and private healthcare services. Vaccinating people who provide essential services can minimise disruption of essential activities during influenza outbreaks.

See Recommended vaccines for people at increased risk of certain occupationally acquired vaccine-preventable diseases in Vaccination for people at occupational risk.

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Last updated: 
7 June 2018
Last reviewed: 
7 June 2018