Promoting and supporting influenza immunisation
This website and the national annual influenza promotional campaign is brought to you by The Immunisation Advisory Centre (IMAC) and the National Influenza Strategy Group (NISG).
2020 Influenza Immunisation Programme
Influenza vaccine update 21 May 2020
The Ministry of Health has advised that demand for influenza vaccination has been exceptionally high this year, and they expect private market demand in particular to exceed available stocks of AFLURIA® QUAD. To offer protection for non-funded patients still wanting to be immunised against influenza this winter, the Ministry of Health and Pharmac successfully secured 360,000 doses of a vaccine manufactured for the 2019/2020 Northern Hemisphere influenza season. A fact sheet providing advice on the Northern Hemisphere vaccine INFLUVAC® TETRA (SAISON 2019/2020) can be downloaded below and from the Resources page on this website.
Summary of 2020 influenza vaccines NEW for INFLUVAC® TETRA (SAISON 2019/2020), AFLURIA® QUAD and AFLURIA® QUAD JUNIOR
Influenza vaccine order form UPDATED for AFLURIA® QUAD, INFLUVAC® TETRA (SAISON 2019/2020) and AFLURIA® QUAD JUNIOR orders
Provides advice on the Northern Hemisphere 2019/2020 INFLUVAC® TETRA vaccine available in New Zealand
Q&A COVID-19 and influenza immunisation
Have questions about the influenza vaccine in relation to COVID-19 infection? We have answered the more common questions in this fact sheet.
Translated influenza vaccination consent forms
(Māori, Chinese Simplified, Samoan and Tongan)
Go to the Resources page on this website.
- Orders for Influenza Immunisation Programme resources can be placed from the Resources page on this website.
- Orders for HealthEd resources can be placed from www.healthed.govt.nz.