COVID-19 Vaccine

Our practice is able to administer the COVID-19 AstraZeneca vaccine at our Sunday vaccination clinics. We are expecting to start Pfizer vaccine clinics at the end of July.

Eligibility

The Vaccines Eligibility Checker can be used if you are unsure what phase of National Rollout Strategy you qualify for.

The Vaccine

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

Side Effect Checker

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

Frequently Asked Questions

Turbot Street Medical Centre has been approved to be a vaccination provider for the COVID-19 vaccination.

Where can I find information regarding the COVID-19 vaccination?

Please see the QLD Department of Health website for information about the COVID-19 vaccination by clicking here. If you still have questions or concerns regarding the vaccination, we encourage you to make an appointment to discuss these with your regular GP.

How will vaccines be administered at Turbot Street Medical Centre?

We are running COVID-19 vaccination clinics every Sunday.

How can I book an appointment for the COVID-19 vaccination?

You can click on book online and select Covid vaccine appointment type.

Please ensure you have not had another vaccination within 2 weeks of your COVID-19 vaccination appointment (this includes your flu vaccination).

What should I expect at my COVID-19 vaccination appointment?

You will receive a text message link to complete a COVID-19 vaccination consent form prior to your appointment. (If you are unable to complete the electronic form, you will be provided with a paper copy when you arrive for your appointment.) Please arrive 10 minutes before your appointment.

Please wear clothing that will enable you to expose your upper arm. You will need to remain in the clinic for observation for at least 15 minutes after your vaccination.

There will not be time to discuss any questions or queries during your COVID-19 vaccination appointment, so please be sure to book in with your GP at an earlier date to discuss any concerns.

What should I bring to my appointment?

If you are an existing patient, please ensure you bring your current Medicare card and a form of ID.

If you are a new patient to the practice, you will need to provide a shared health summary or certificate with proof of eligibility from your regular GP.

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