Influenza program 2019

The 2019 Flu Vaccine is  NOW AVAILABLE.

The cost of the flu vaccine is $16.00 per vaccine unless you are eligible for a free flu vaccination through the government’s Annual Funded Influenza Program.

If you are pregnant, aged over 65, suffer from certain chronic conditions or are Aboriginal younger than 5 or older than 15, you may also be eligible for free flu vaccinations as part of the Annual Influenza Program.

For this important vaccine for all adults and children. We have a few options for Flu Vaccination appointments this year:

1. FLU VACCINATION CLINIC

The flu clinic will commence the week starting April 8th. There is a cost of $15.00 for the nurse and $16.00 for the vaccine (if you do not qualify for the government funded vaccine).

The flu clinic will run Mondays 0800-1100 hrs and Wednesdays 0800-1000hrs and 1400-1600hrs. The appointments will be 5 minute appointments and the patient must complete a consent form prior to their vaccination.

This is a great option as it is a streamlined system with minimal wait!

2. BOOK AN APPOINTMENT WITH THE NURSE

You are able to book an appointment with the nurse when your usual Doctor is here. The nurse will administer the vaccine as per the Doctors order. This is a bulk billed service and $16.00 for the vaccine (if you do not qualify for the government funded vaccine).

After your flu vaccination you are required to wait onsite for 15 minutes to monitor for any adverse events.

Please call 9595 9777 to book your appointment.