Influenza resources and links for health professionals

Flu campaign materials

Emergency departments and general practice

The Guideline for Emergency Departments and General Practice flowchart (PDF 68KB) guides you through the clinical and public health management for people with influenza. Important infection control measures are also provided within this flowchart.

Residential care facilities

The National Guidelines for the Prevention, Control and Public Health Management of Outbreaks of Acute Respiratory Infection (including COVID-19 and Influenza) in Residential Care Facilities provides information on how to:

  • prepare for an influenza outbreak
  • manage a suspected outbreak of influenza
  • manage a confirmed outbreak of influenza

Also see Figure 1: Overview of initial actions – New Acute Respiratory Infection (ARI) Symptoms within the above guideline for information.

The Oseltamivir (Tamiflu®) fact sheet (PDF 262KB), provides general practitioners the relevant information on the use in residential aged care facilities (RACF).  


Influenza immunisation program

For information on funded influenza programs, including the State funded program and National Immunisation Program, visit the 2024 Influenza Immunisation Program page.

Patient fact sheets

Information on influenza (seasonal) designed for patients.

Health alerts

Public Health Alerts issued by SA Health