COVID self help available at https://www.healthdirect.gov.au/
YDMC has Nurse led Clinics for the 5th COVID vaccinations. Please consider having ( or catching up getting your 3rd or 4th) – the annual Influenza Vaccination is also available if needed on same day –
COVID vaccination still do not arrive as single injections and need time to prepare so Clinic for batches must still be run for administration
a brief summary of recent changes is
from 20/2/2023, all adults over 18 are now eligible for a booster.
This will be a 3rd or 4th for ages 18-30
and a 3rd 4th or 5th for others.
Eligible patients should be 6 months post last vaccination or confirmed case of COVID. See website below- this will be updated when simple advice is available
The Young Resiratory Clinic at the back of the Boorowa Street Practice has closed Lafe Feburary 2023
Laverty Pathology : can perform booked COVID PCR swabs in the ambulance bay – call Laverty on 63821212 to book ; BUT you need to obtain a pathology referral from your General Practitioner – ring and discuss with the receptionists here and they will organise a nurse to triage you for telephone consultation with an available GP – result are generally sent to you by SMS – the results of a respiratory panel ( for other viruses also requested) are only sent to the requesting GP
CoRiCal aims to help people make informed decisions about the risks versus benefits of COVID-19 vaccines.
explains vaccine development and distribution