Anyone aged over 18 years is eligible to book for a Pfizer, Moderna or AstraZenaca COVID-19 vaccine at our Warragul Goods Shed hub including those aged over 60 years.
Previously people aged over 60 could only access AstraZenaca
The clinic run by West Gippsland Healthcare Group (WGHG) is open Tuesday to Friday from 9am to 3.30pm and Saturdays from 9am to 12 noon.
To make an appointment at the Warragul Community Vaccination Clinic you must book by calling the Coronavirus Hotline on 1800 675 398 or online at https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/book-your-vaccine-appointment
West Gippsland Healthcare Group CEO, Dan Weeks, said the additional opening hours and increase in vaccine allocation would enable the clinic to vaccinate over 1,400 people a week.
“Staff at our community vaccination clinic are committed to supporting local people to get vaccinated. The additional opening hours is increasing access for local people to vaccinate to protect themselves and the community. The sooner people make an appointment, the sooner they can be vaccinated.”
INFORMATION ON ELIGIBILITY AND VACCINES
- Anyone aged 12 years and over is eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.
- The Warragul Goods Shed offers Pfizer, Moderna sbd AstraZenaca
- People who have already had a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine will be offered a second dose of the same vaccine brand.
HOW TO BOOK:
Hospital-led Community Vaccination clinics are located at Warragul, Traralgon, Wonthaggi, Sale and Bairnsdale and locations across Victoria. You can see locations and a map at: https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/vaccination-centres#find-a-vaccination-centre-near-you
To make an appointment you must book by calling the Coronavirus Hotline on 1800 675 398 or online at https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/book-your-vaccine-appointment
You can also book to have your vaccination at a participating GP or medical clinic. Phone your GP to see if they offer it or go to: https://www.gphn.org.au/covid-19-vaccine-resources/
DO YOU HAVE SYMPTOMS? GET TESTED
If you have symptoms of any kind DO NOT attend a vaccination clinic. You must get tested at a COVID TESTING CLINIC and isolate until you get your result. For testing locations in Gippsland got to: https://www.gphn.org.au/covid-19/
For state-wide testing locations go to:
Keep an eye on latest exposure sites and follow instructions to get tested and isolate if you’ve been exposed or potentially exposed. This webpage will also explain the definitions of Tier 1 – 4 exposure sites and what you need to do if you think you’ve been exposed.
For information on how restrictions affect you go to: https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/coronavirus-covidsafe-settings
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