COVID-19 AstraZeneca Vaccination

Covid-19 vaccinations

We at Recherche are working hard to be ready to commence AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccinations from week 4 of the Phase 1B rollout.

The following priority groups will be first to be vaccinated:

  • Elderly adults aged 80 years and over;
  • Elderly adults aged 70-79 years;
  • Other Health Care Workers;
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults 55 years and over;

Adults with an underlying medical condition or significant disability – you will need to provide proof of these conditions to demonstrate your eligibility for vaccination via the following: My Health Record, a Health Professional referral or a declaration form.

Critical and high risk workers include Defence, Police, Fire, Emergency Services and Meat Processing – workers will need to provide proof of occupation to demonstrate their eligibility.

If you are wanting the vaccination and fit the eligibility criteria please call the surgery to put your name on our waiting list. We suggest that you get your COVID-19 Vaccination as soon as you are eligible.

 

Are you eligible?

For more information about the Australian Government Covid-19 Vaccination Schedule visit the Department of Health website.
To check to see whether you are eligible for the vaccination, you can use this Eligibility Checker.