Our practice will be running COVID vaccination clinics on weekends, commencing Sat 3rd of April. Stock allocation initially will be very limited. Bookings are essential. Click HERE to book.
Our GP’s recommend all patients receive the COVID vaccine when they are eligible(excluding pregnant women and under 18yr old’s at this stage)
WHAT VACCINATION WILL I RECEIVE?
The only vaccine available in this phase is the AstraZeneca vaccine.
AM I ELIGIBILE?
This will be Phase 1b of the COVID vaccine rollout. This is largely for over 70 year old’s, patients with severe medical conditions and some occupational groups. Use the COVID-19 vaccine eligibility checker to find out when you can receive a COVID-19 vaccine.
CAN I HAVE MY FLU VACCINE AT THE SAME TIME?
No, the minimum interval between a dose of seasonal flu vaccine and a dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is 14 days.
WHEN SHOULD I HAVE MY 2nd COVID VACCINE?
The minimum interval between the first and second COVID dose is 3 weeks however it is recommended you wait 3 months to have your second vaccine for optimal vaccine efficacy.
HOW MUCH WILL IT COST?
There is no fee, the vaccine is government funded.
WHAT IF I DON’T HAVE MEDICARE?
People who are not eligible for Medicare, for example a temporary resident, will need to attend a state- or territory-run vaccination clinic to get their COVID-19 vaccines.
HOW TO GET PROOF OF YOUR COVID VACCINE:
National Coronavirus Helpline
1800 020 080