Leongatha Healthcare has ben selected by the Australian Government to participate in Phase 1B of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.
Under Phase 1B of the COVID-19 vaccination program, priority population groups include:
- People 70 years of age or older;
- Other health care workers;
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people > 55;
- People with an underlying medical condition, including those with a disability; and
- Critical and high risk workers.
It is a further requirement that an eligible patient be a person aged 18 years or older who is eligible for Medicare.
Follow the link below to check your eligibility
Online bookings will be available soon. Please call reception on 56 622201 to be put on our waiting list so that once we receive the COVID-19 vaccination stock we can call you to schedule your appointment.
We will be supplied with the AstraZeneca vaccine. AstraZeneca is administered as two doses delivered 12 weeks apart.
The Australian Government has recommended a gap of at least TWO WEEKS between the flu & COVID-19 vaccines. It doesn't matter which order you receive the vaccines in.
The COVID-19 vaccine is provided and administered at no cost to all eligible Medicare Card holders.
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Health Direct - Getting the COVID-19 vaccination
NCIRS - COVID-19 frequently asked questions
health.gov.au - COVID-19 vaccine latest news
health.gov.au - preparing for covid-19 vaccination