You can check your Medicare details:
If you don’t have a Medicare account set up yet, you can:
If you can’t take part in Medicare, you can apply to get an Individual Health Identifier (IHI) on the Services Australia website and be seen at the Govt hubs for vaccination.
Your immunisation information will be uploaded to the Australian Immunisation Register. You can access this via your Express Plus Medicare account for your travel passport and immunisation record
LOCATION: We are located on the ground floor at Manor Apartments 289 Queen St. Next door to GPO. Come through the clear glass doors of Manor Hotel to the back opaque glass doors and enter . Check in kiosk is just inside to the right
If you have any history of anaphylaxis or severe allergies, advise nurse and wait 30 minutes on site
You have received the Astra Zeneca vaccine today, the second dose is due in 12 weeks
We will send an SMS reminder to book your your second appointment just before 2 weeks
Two doses are required to have adequate coverage, you will need to receive the same brand of vaccine
Allergic reactions, though rare, most often occur in first 15 min but can occur up to 2 hrs post vaccination
If in the first few hours after vaccination, you have any of the symptoms mentioned, immediately call us on 0409783463.
If you are not close by the practice, call an ambulance immediately as well.
Common side effects include headache, sore arm, nausea, fever, aches that will settle in 1-2 days. Panadol will assist fever, sore arm and aches. These vaccine side effects are a result of the immune response being activated to form immunity to Covid.
A rare side effect is unusual serious clotting. If you develop a headache, abdo pains, pain in limbs or coldness or blueness of them or chest pains, shortness of breath or blood spots under the skin present at the emergency department immediately. It’s a 1/50,000 (under 50 yrs), 1/100,000 (50-69 yrs), 1/200,000 (70+yrs) risk of this rare clotting disorder , less so the older you get.
All reactions/ side effects must be reported to the TGA. There is a form to download and submit to them on our website under patient info > Forms. Be sure to copy our nurse in as well at email@example.com so we can update your record. If you have a strong localised reaction take a photo and send to us as well or come in to see us.
We will upload the immunisation to Australian Immunisation register so will be available to you there or via your My Gov account, Medicare express app or your My Health Record.
To protect other patients, Doctors and staff,
You must book an online Phone TeleHealth COVID test appointment if you have any of these symptoms: Runny Nose, Sore Throat, Cough, Fever, Shortness of Breath, Diarrhoea, Headache, Fatigue, Aches, Nausea, Loss of Taste, Smell or hay fever symptoms. Or if you have had overseas travel in last 14 days or been in close contact with someone who has or is a suspected coronavirus case or visited a hotspot. A Doctor will call to discuss next action.