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Vaccinations

Find out more information about the COVID-19 vaccination program.

Children aged 5 and over and adults are now eligible to be vaccinated. If you have had two doses and are aged over 18, you are eligible for a third, booster dose after three months. You may be eligible for a fourth dose.

You can drop in to any state hub or community vaccination clinics.

You can also find pharmacy, health clinic and GP vaccination locations near you via this link.

We have the following vaccination centre in the City of Whittlesea.

 

Weekly walk-in pop-up clinics - 4pm-7.30pm

  • Wollert on Tuesdays at Wollert Community Hall, 525 Epping Rd in Wollert

  • Wollert East on Thursdays at Kirrip Community Centre 135 DeRossi Boulevard, Wollert East

  • Bundoora on Fridays at 2 Manchester Cres, Bundoora

Walk-in pop-up clinics - Week days 4pm-8.30pm, Weekends 8.30am-1pm

  • Thomastown 23 May - 1st June at TRAC, 52 Main Street, Thomastown

  • Mill Park 2nd June - 12th June at Mill Park Leisure 33 Morang Drive, Mill Park

COVID-19 vaccine Frequently Asked Questions

No, the City of Whittlesea does not give the COVID-19 vaccination. The COVID-19 vaccination program is being organised by the Australian Government with support from state governments.

 

The vaccine is now available to all people aged 5 years and over.

People aged 18 and over are eligible for a third booster dose three months after their last dose.

You may be eligible for a fourth winter dose if you are:

  • an adult aged 65 years and older
  • a resident of an aged care or disability facility
  • are aged over 16 years and severely immunocompromised
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander aged 50 years or older.

Eligible people can receive their winter dose 4 months after received heir third dose or from four months after having COVID-19 if infection has occurred since the person's third dose.

Yes, the COVID-19 vaccination is free for everyone living in Australia regardless of their medicare or visa status.

Check where you can get vaccinated

Local pop-ups

As part of our efforts to support the COVID-19 vaccination program, we're hosting vaccination pop-ups across the City of Whittlesea.

Each week our teams in partnership with DPV Health will be at regular locations delivering, first, second and booster doses from 4pm-7.30pm

Vax sites will be walk up, no appointment required starting on Monday 17 January 2022 until further notice.

Children's vaccines are also available at these sites. 

Locations

Wollert on Tuesdays at Wollert Community Hall, 525 Epping Rd in Wollert

Wollert East on Thursdays at Kirrip Community Centre, 135 DeRossi Boulevard

Bundoora on Fridays at 2 Manchester Cres, Bundoora

You can also find pharmacy, health clinic and GP vaccination locations near you via this link.

 

You can access the Disability Liaison Officer (DLO) program that aims to help people with disability access:

  • COVID-19 testing
  • COVID-19 vaccination
  • advice and prevention through linking people to other health supports.

For more information https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/disability-liaison-officers

Or contact Northern Health Disability Liaison Officer via email DisabilityLiaison@nh.org.au

You should still have the vaccine even if you have had a previous COVID-19 infection as you may have some level of immunity, but this varies and may not last long. The vaccine has been designed specifically to give reliable, lasting immunity.

The Pfizer vaccine can be used for anyone aged 5 and older and Moderna for anyone aged 6 and older.

Moderna is currently available primarily through pharmacies, as well as some vaccination centres and pop-up clinics.

You can book an appointment for Moderna through the Federal Government’s Vaccine Clinic finder: covid-vaccine.healthdirect.gov.au.

The AstraZeneca vaccine is recommended for people aged 60 and over however you can get this vaccine if you are over 18 years after consultation with your GP or at selected mass vaccination centres.

You will be offered a suitable vaccine at the time of booking.

All three vaccines require two doses. You will receive the same vaccine for both dose one and dose two.

Booster doses are Pfizer, Moderna, Astrazeneca and Novovax.

The COVID-19 vaccine does not protect against influenza, so yes you should still have an influenza vaccine in readiness for the winter influenza season.

 

You can book in for a flu vaccine at one of Council's public immunisation sesions.

COVID-19 vaccines can be co-administered (that is, given on the same day) with an influenza vaccine. 

COVID-19 vaccines can also be co-administered with other vaccines if required.  

*For more information:   https://www.health.gov.au/initiatives-and-programs/covid-19-vaccines/advice-for-providers/clinical-guidance/clinical-recommendations#timing-of-administration-of-other-vaccines

COVID-19 booster doses are recommended for anyone aged 16 and over who has had their second dose of COVID-19 vaccine three or more months ago. 

You can get a COVID-19 booster dose from a GP, pharmacy or Victorian vaccination centre.