Covid-19 Vaccinations

 
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Covid-19 Vaccination

Gympie Road Medical Centre is a COVID-19 Vaccine Provider centre. 

We understand that you might have some questions and concerns regarding your immunisation. Please book a standard appointment with one of our GPs to go through your questions and concerns.

Who is eligible for Booster:

COVID-19 vaccine booster program has started for people in Australia aged 18 and over who have completed their primary two-dose course of  vaccination at least four months ago.

 

  • Pfizer is recommended as a booster dose, no matter which vaccine was administered as the primary course .

  • A booster dose is not currently recommended for people under 18 years of age.

  • The booster dose can be co-administered with the influenza vaccine.

  • The booster rollout for people who have completed their primary course of vaccination at least four months ago will start from 4 January.

  • People who are immunocompromised who have received three primary doses of COVID-19 vaccine are also recommended to have a booster dose in line with the timing for the general population, currently four months from their primary course or third dose.

Vaccine for children 5 to 11 years:

  • The Comirnaty (Pfizer) vaccine has been approved for children 5 to 11 years. The vaccine schedule for children is 2 doses, given 8 weeks apart. This interval can be shortened in special circumstances to a minimum of 3 weeks.

Here is some useful links for your review:

Information for parents and guardians

Information on COVID-19 Pfizer  vaccine

Preparing for COVID-19 vaccination

After your COVID-19 vaccination

After care sheet for Pfizer Vaccination

Consent form print here