The Doctors in Balnarring; proudly serving our community since 1979.
Balnarring Medical Centre is pleased to advise that we are an approved vaccination provider for COVID-19 vaccines. We are happy to help provide COVID-19 immunisation for our local area and wider community.
Having a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine is one way we can protect our community against coronavirus. COVID-19 vaccines help to prevent serious illness and death from COVID-19, and they are free for everyone in Australia.
To find out when you are eligible to receive the vaccine, visit https://covid-vaccine.healthdirect.gov.au/eligibility and complete the COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility Checker. This will tell you which phase of the rollout you are in.
You will need to bring evidence of eligibility for phase 1B vaccine rollout if you are
When it is your turn to get vaccinated, you can book online or call us on 03 5983 1355 to book your appointment to get your first dose of the vaccine. Your appointment for the second dose of the vaccine will be made at at the time of your first vaccination for 12 weeks later. We are currently offering vaccination appointments on Saturday afternoons.
Before your vaccination appointment, you should make sure your details are up to date with Medicare. If you don’t have your account set up, you can:
You can also read this patient factsheet developed by the Australian Government Department of Health: https://www.health.gov.au/resources/publications/covid-19- vaccination-preparing-for-covid-19-vaccination
Please do not come to your vaccination appointment:
If you have had another vaccine, for example the influenza vaccination, in the 14 days before your COVID-19 vaccine appointment. Please let us know as we may need to reschedule your appointment.
To keep you and our community safe, before and after vaccination, it is important that you continue to:
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If you think you have COVID-19, call the National Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 675 398 for instructions. Please only ring our clinic if you are advised to do so.