Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine arriving 16 Aug for our eligible patients

Queen Street Medical Centre Moruya is set to receive the first delivery of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on 16 August 2021. Initially, we’ll receive just 60 doses per week of this Pfizer vaccine – available for eligible patients of Queen Street Medical Centre only at our Moruya practice.

Am I eligible?

See this info from Department of Health below and use these links to their site:

Eligibility for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

You are eligible for the Pfizer vaccine if you are 40 to 59 years of age.

You are also eligible for the Pfizer vaccine if you are aged 16 to 39 and you are:

  • an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander person aged 16 and over
  • an NDIS participant or unpaid or informal carers of NDIS participants of any age
  • pregnant
  • a quarantine or border worker
  • a health care workers
  • an aged care or disability care resident or worker
  • a person with an underlying medical condition or significant disability
  • a critical or high-risk worker including defence, police, fire, emergency services and meat processing
  • a person with an Australian Border Force outwards travel exemption in an eligible category
  • a temporary visa holder who is currently in Australia and has been approved for return travel to Australia through the travel exemption process

Eligibility for the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

You are eligible for the AstraZeneca vaccine if you are aged 60 years or older.

If you are aged 18-59 years of age, you can choose to receive the AstraZeneca vaccine:

  • following an appropriate assessment of suitability by a qualified health professional; and
  • if you provide verbal or written consent.

Some states and territories will amend their eligibility based on their COVID-19 situation and vaccine supply and uptake. Please stay up to date with information from your local state department of health.

How to check if bookings are available?

Please do not call us – please continue to use the Book a COVID Vax buttons on the Home page or find other locations using the Department of Health eligibility checker. Bookings for our Pfizer vaccination clinics will be live online as soon as we receive the vaccine – expected 16 August.

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