COVID-19

COVID-19 VACCINATION –  Booster

  • ATAGI recommends a 2023 COVID-19 vaccine booster dose for adults in the following groups, if their last COVID-19 vaccine dose or confirmed infection (whichever is the most recent) was 6 months ago or longer, and regardless of the number of prior doses received:
    • All adults aged 65 years and over
    • Adults aged 18-64 years who have medical comorbidities that increase their risk of severe COVID-19, or disability with significant or complex health needs.
  • ATAGI advises the following groups should consider a 2023 booster dose if their last COVID-19 vaccine dose or confirmed infection (whichever is the most recent) was 6 months ago or longer, and regardless of the number of prior doses received, based on an individual risk benefit assessment with their immunisation provider.
    • All Adults aged 18-64 years without risk factors for severe COVID-19
    • Children and adolescents aged 5-17 years who have medical comorbidities that increase their risk of severe COVID-19, or disability with significant or complex health needs.

What to expect after your Pfizer Covid19 (Comirnaty) vaccine:

https://www.health.gov.au/resources/publications/covid-19-vaccination-after-your-pfizer-comirnaty-vaccine

COVID-19 INFECTION:

Managing mild Covid-19 infection at home with assistance from your general practice:

https://www.racgp.org.au/FSDEDEV/media/documents/Clinical%20Resources/Guidelines/Managing-mild-COVID-19-at-home-with-assistance-from-your-GP.pdf

APPOINTMENTS 

All staff and patients in the clinic are required to wear masks. Telehealth consultations are available where appropriate.  Please call the clinic on 94350711 to make an appointment.

If you have flu-like symptoms and difficulty breathing please call 000.  If you suspect you have the COVID-19 infection or have been in contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19 please call the dedicated  COVID-19 hotline 1800 020 080 or Austin Health COVID-19 clinic on 9496 6606.

Telehealth Fees
Please refer to our practice fees.

The following links provide more resources and information regarding COVID-19 infections.

What you need to know

National coronavirus helpline

Self-isolation information

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520 Greensborough Road, Greensborough VIC 3088​​
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19 Watsonia Road, Watsonia VIC 3087​