Flu vaccine 2018 NOW AVAILABLE

April 23rd, 2018  

Please note influenza vaccine stock availability is difficult to predict. For your information the clinic provides the following update as at Tuesday 31/7/18:

  • Government sponsored*
      • 6 month to 3 years - available
      • 3 years to 17 years - available
      • 18 years to 65 years -  available
      • 65 years+ – available
  • Private
    • 5 years to 65 years – available

Please be aware this is a guide only and subject to change without notice. Booking in for our nurse-led flu clinics is the best way to get your flu shots done and ensures availability. *Those eligible for government sponsored influenza vaccination are:

  • children aged 6 months to <5 years
  • people aged 65 years and older
  • pregnant women, at any time during their pregnancy
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged six months to under five years and 15 years and older
  • any person over six months of age with a condition predisposing them to severe influenza illness requiring regular medical follow-up or hospitalisation, including children aged six months to 10 years undergoing long-term aspirin therapy
  • people with:
    • cardiac disease
    • chronic respiratory conditions
    • immunocompromising conditions
    • diabetes and other metabolic disorders
    • chronic neurological conditions
    • renal disease
    • haematological disorders
    • Down syndrome and fall under one of the above categories
    • obesity defined as a body mass index (BMI) = 40 kg/m2 and fall under one of the above categories
    • chronic liver disease and fall under one of the above categories
    • residents of aged care facilities and long-term residential care facilities and fall under one of the above categories.