COVID-19 Vaccine

Our practice offers the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. Bookings are available online or over the phone.

Our practice is not able to give COVID-19 vaccines to non-Medicare cardholders.

THE VACCINE

To find out more about the COVID-19 vaccine, you can visit the Health Direct website. The Department of Health website offers COVID-19 vaccine information in multiple languages.

ELIGIBILITY FOR PFIZER VACCINES

  • Any patient over the age of 12 years
  • Children aged 5-11 years

COVID-19 Positive Patients Update

All management of COVID-19 is by Queensland Health until further notice  - COVID-19 positive patients will be contacted by a Queensland Health representative in due course.

In the meantime if you are concerned or need assistance, contact 13 42 68. If it is an emergency, contact 000.

If you have tested positive or are a close or casual contact of a COVID-19 positive patient and would like to discuss your health with your regular GP, please book a telehealth appointment only and DO NOT present to the practice. Thank you.

National Coronavirus Helpline

For information about COVID-19 and vaccines call 1800 020 080. This line operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with additional options for priority groups.

BOOSTER COVID-19 VACCINE

A booster dose for patients aged 16 years and over who have received their first two doses of COVID-19 vaccine has been recommended to give the most protection for the longest period of time. You should receive your booster dose 3 months after your second dose (as per ATAGI recommendations from 31st January 2022).

(Note: If you have received a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine as an immunocompromised patient, it is not recommended to get a booster as well.)

For more information regarding booster doses, visit the Australian Government Health website.

To arrange your booster dose appointment, simply click on the "Book Now" button, or call the practice.

CHILDREN'S VACCINES (AGED 5-11YRS)

Children aged 5-11 years will be able to receive their first COVID-19 vaccine from 10th January 2022. They should receive two doses with an interval of 8 weeks. Please note that ATAGI have only approved Pfizer vaccines for this age group.

For more information, visit the Australian Government Health website.

DOSE 3 FOR IMMUNOCOMPROMISED PATIENTS

For patients who are severely immunocompromised, a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccination has been recommended. If you are severely immunocompromised, you should receive your third COVID-19 vaccine at 2 months after getting your second dose.

If you are unsure whether you should be receiving a third dose, feel free to book in to chat with your GP about it.

For more information, visit the Australian Government Health website.

To arrange your third dose appointment, simply click on the "Book Now" button, or call the practice.

Side Effect Checker

Health Direct has developed a side effects checker for use after receiving the vaccination.

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