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Influenza (Flu) Vaccines

PATIENTS AGED 10 – 64

We currently have stock available for patients aged 10 – 64. We are vaccinating between 10am – 6pm Monday to Friday and 10am – 2pm on Saturdays. No appointment is required. Please ensure that you are well before you attend and that you bring your medicare card.

*Please note if you identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, are pregnant, or have certain medical risk factors you may be eligible to receive a free flu vaccination each year through the National Immunisation Program through your GP or community clinic.


PATIENTS AGED 65+

We currently have stock and for patients aged 65 and over. Contact us, We are vaccinating between 10am – 6pm Monday to Friday and 10am – 2pm on Saturdays. No appointment is required. Please ensure that you are well before you attend and that you bring your medicare card. Cost of vaccination is $10.

*Those aged 65 years or over can receive a free flu vaccination via their GP under the Australian Government’s National Immunisation Program. Please note that while the vaccine itself is free, your GP may charge a consultation fee.

2020 STRAINS

Based on World Health Organisation recommendations the 2020 quadrivalent flu vaccines for those aged 10-64 will offer protection against the following four virus strains;

A (H1N1): an A/Brisbane/02/2018 (H1N1)pdm09-like virus

A (H3N2): an A/South Australia/34/2019 (H3N2)-like virus

B: a B/Washington/02/2019-like (B/Victoria lineage) virus

B: a B/Phuket/3073/2013-like (B/Yamagata lineage) virus

The 2020 quadrivalent flu vaccine available under the National Immunisation Program for people aged 65 years and over will offer protection against the following four virus strains;

A/Brisbane/02/2018 (H1N1)pdm09 – like virus (A/Brisbane/02/2018 IVR-190): 15 micrograms HA* per dose

A/South Australia/34/2019 (H3N2) – like virus (A/South Australia/34/2019 IVR-197): 15 micrograms HA* per dose

B/Washington/02/2019 – like virus (B/Victoria/705/2018 BVR-11): 15 micrograms HA* per dose

B/Phuket/3073/2013 – like virus (B/Phuket/3073/2013 BVR-1B): 15 micrograms HA* per dose

*HA = haemagglutinin


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