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Lets face it, many people never had the jab years back and suffered the infection with few complications.
Boots pharmacist Tom Kallis said this scheme offered a "convenient alternative" to flu jab clinics offered by GPs.
"He saw rich people killed off, educators killed off and would always say, 'Don't love money," jabs recalled.
The flu jab is proven to prevent flu and reduces the severity for those unlucky to still get the infection.
In County Durham, 94%of children aged two to 15 received their first MMR jab and 88% received the second.
The health board's executive director of public health Andrew Jones has already got his jab at Ysbyty Gwynedd.
Mr Fabricant (Cons) said: "I encourage the elderly, all pregnant mothers and those with respiratory and cardiac disorders, and especially NHS staff, to get their flu jab.
Husband Eric 79, has a chest condition and was having his 11th annual flu jab, he also felt that it was worthwhile.
This week also saw the first Welsh people vaccinated against swine flu - so who exactly will be offered the jab? A.
At present, there are two jabs designed to be used: Gardasil, made by Merck, and Cervarix, made by Glaxo Smith Kline.
As an asthma sufferer, Cllr Gary Crookes is helping to lead the campaign to "bare arms" for the flu jab and was at Limbrick Wood Baptist Church with members of the city council's area co-ordination team and Coventry Primary Care Trust.