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Immunisation Clinic

It is widely accepted that immunisation is a cost-effective and essential strategy for preventing serious communicable diseases in the community. In addition to providing public Immunisation services, Council monitors community immunisation rates and works with other health providers to optimise vaccine coverage. A high immunisation rate not only protects those being immunised but also protects the wider community by limiting the spread of infectious diseases to others.

Vaccines provided at clinics include the following:

  • Diphtheria, tetanus & pertussis/IPV (Polio)
  • Hib/Hepatitis B
  • Measles, mumps & rubella
  • Hepatitis A & B
  • Varicella (chickenpox)
  • Influenza
  • Pneumococcal
  • Meningococcal

Council provides immunisation in accordance with the current National Health & Medical Research Council (NH&MRC) guidelines. Some vaccines are government funded and are therefore provided at no cost. Other vaccines are provided on a cost recovery basis.

IMMUNISATION CLINIC DATES FOR 2018:

MONTH

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

JANUARY

9 & 23

17

FEBRUARY

13 & 27

21

MARCH

13 & 27

21

APRIL

10 & 24

18

MAY

8 & 22

16

JUNE

12 & 26

20

JULY

10 & 24

18

AUGUST

14 & 28

22

SEPTEMBER

11 & 25

19

OCTOBER

9 & 23

17

NOVEMBER

13 & 27

21

DECEMBER

11

19

NB: No Clinic Christmas week

TUESDAY: 09:30am to 11:00am

WEDNESDAY: 5:00pm to 7:00pm

National Immunisation Program vaccines are FREE for Australian Medicare Card Holders, aged 6 weeks to Adolescents. For Non Medicare Card holders there is a cost involved.

For any information or queries about the Council immunisation service please contact Council's Immunisation Service Provider (SA Healthfirst Solutions Pty Ltd) on 08 8152 0363 Monday - Friday. 9AM - 5PM or the Immunisation Officer on 08 8522 9274.