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Flu voucher scheme

You can get a free flu jab voucher from the council, even if you are not eligible for a free one through the NHS. The cost of this scheme is covered by the council.

NHS flu vaccine

Before you request a flu voucher from the council you should check if you are eligible to have a free flu vaccine on the NHS.

NHS - free flu vaccine

About the scheme

Our flu champions contact managers across all service areas in the late summer to find out how many members of staff from each team would like a free voucher.

Your manager will ask if you would like a voucher once they have been contacted by a flu champion.

Once the flu programme opens in the autumn you will receive your voucher from your manager or directly in the post.

The best time for you to get the vaccine is in the autumn or in early winter before flu starts spreading.

Where you can use your voucher

You can use your voucher at a variety of locations across the country, including:

  • GPs
  • local pharmacies
  • supermarket pharmacies
  • hospitals.

You will need to book an appointment at your chosen location for your flu vaccine.

By getting a voucher and a vaccine each year, you help to boost the immunity in the East Riding each winter.

Decide not to use your voucher?

If you decide not to get the flu vaccine or you don't use your voucher, please return your voucher to the public health team in person or via post to the following address, so that the voucher can be reallocated to another member of staff.

FAO Public health
Room JF83
County Hall
Cross Street
HU17 9BA

Flu champions

Become a flu champion

Flu champions are members of staff who help promote the uptake of flu vouchers and coordinate the scheme across the council.

We'd love you to get involved and sign up to become a flu champion for your service area.

Volunteer to become a flu champion

How long is the role for

A flu champion can stay in the role for as long as they like. There is no time limit.

If you are a champion and something has changed meaning you cannot commit the time, just let us know via the form below.

Resign from being a flu champion

Contact a flu champion

There are currently 21 flu champions across the council.

Champions are available during their normal working hours (generally Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5pm, although some are part time).

You can contact a champion by email or Teams chat. If you are contacting them by Teams via voice or video chat, just contact them to let them know you are calling first.

Contact list
Please connect to the network
We are unable to display the flu champions contact list as you are not currently connected to the council network.
If you are unable to access the network, use the button below to contact the public health team and request a copy via email.
We must be able to verify you as a member of staff, so if possible please provide your work email address.

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