Influenza: Recommended vaccinations
  General recommendation
  Recommendation for specific groups only
  Catch-up (e.g. if previous doses missed)
 
Vaccination not funded by the National Health system
 
Mandatory vaccination
MonthsYears
672323571215184555596064≥ 65
Austria
IIV31
Belgium
IIV32
IIV3
Bulgaria
IIV33
Croatia
IIV34
IIV3
Cyprus
IIV35
IIV35
IIV36
Czech Republic
IIV7
IIV8
Denmark
IIV39
Estonia
IIV33
Finland
IIV10
IIV3
France
IIV3
Germany
IIV311
Greece
IIV3
IIV3
Hungary
IIV3
Iceland
IIV311
Ireland
IIV312
Italy
IIV3
Latvia
IIV3
IIV3
Liechtenstein
IIV313
Lithuania
IIV314
Luxembourg
IIV3
Malta
IIV3
IIV3
Netherlands
IIV315
Norway
IIV3
Poland
IIV3
IIV3
Portugal
IIV3
Romania
IIV3
Slovakia
IIV3
IIV3
Slovenia
IIV316
IIV317
Spain
IIV318
Sweden
IIV3
IIV3
United Kingdom
LAIV 19
IIV320
IIV313

Footnotes:

  1. Two doses for first immunisation until the age of 8 years - otherwise one dose annually. Please refer to the original recommendation for the appropriate schedule.
  2. For individuals with certain medical conditions or a weakened immune system, which may put them at risk of complications from influenza (from 6 months and over). For pregnant women in the second or third trimester of pregnancy at the time of the influenza season. For healthcare workers. For institutionnalised persons. For persons living under the same roof as individual at risk of complications from influenza (including pregnant women, institutionnalised persons and people aged 65 years and over) en children less than 6 months. See detailed information: http://www.health.belgium.be/internet2Prd/groups/public/@public/@shc/documents/ie2divers/19104453.pdf Since 2016 a live attenuated quadrivalent influenza vaccine and a quadrivalent inactivated influenza vaccine are available, but no specific recommendation for their use has been formulated.
  3. Annual vaccination. Recommended but not free of charge.
  4. Recommended for risk-groups only
  5. Vaccines only given on specific indications.
  6. annual vaccination
  7. For at-risk groups of any age. Recommended only. The vaccination is covered by the health insurance. In addition, there is a general recommendation for whole population. This vaccination is not covered by the health insurance.
  8. Recommended only. The vaccination is covered by the health insurance.
  9. for more information on the Danish influenza vaccination programme and vaccination of specific at-risk groups, please refer to http://www.ssi.dk/Vaccination/Influenzavaccination.aspx (in English)
  10. One or two doses administered depending on previous influenza vaccination history. Annual vaccination. IIV tri-or quadrivalent used as follows: IIV3 for all those 6-35 months. IIV4 with nonpreferential alternative to all those 24-35 months. IIV3 also recommneded to to medical risk group children from 36 months up.
  11. Annual vaccination
  12. The vaccine is free of charge, but administration fees may be charged to patient (based on income and eligibility for free healthcare)
  13. Annual vaccination.
  14. Annual vaccination for risk groups: healthcare workers, pregnant women, >=65 years old, persons <65 years with chronic diseases and/or living in social care and nurse facilities.
  15. For more information: http://rivm.nl/Onderwerpen/G/Griep/Griepprik
  16. further information on the flu campaign available at http://www.ivz.si/cepljenje/strokovna_javnost/navodila_in_priporocila?pi=18&_18_view=item&_18_newsid=1316&pl=253-18.0.
  17. recommended, not funded except for risk groups; further information on the flu campaign available at http://www.ivz.si/cepljenje/strokovna_javnost/navodila_in_priporocila?pi=18&_18_view=item&_18_newsid=1316&pl=253-18.0.
  18. Annual vaccination. Also risk groups detailed at http://www.msssi.gob.es/profesionales/saludPublica/prevPromocion/vacunaciones/Vacunacion_Gripe.htm
  19. Two to eight years old (including children in reception class and school years 1-4)
  20. Pregnant women. During flu season At any stage of pregnancy