COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Appointment

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COVID-19 Vaccination is now available at our West Gosford and Wyong Clinics.

For an appointment at our West Gosford clinic: https://reliancehealth.healthsite.io/#clinic/8 (active)

For an appointment at our Wyong clinic: https://reliancehealth.healthsite.io/#clinic/7 (active)

For an appointment at our Umina clinic: https://reliancehealth.healthsite.io/#clinic/9 (active)

Please read the following information so you are well prepared for your appointment.

 

Preparing for a COVID-19 Vaccination Appointment

IMPORTANT NOTE FOR NEW PATIENTS: You must have a current Health Summary including medication, allergies and immunisation status from your GP, plus a valid Medicare card before booking.

COVID-19 vaccine eligibility checker https://covid-vaccine.healthdirect.gov.au/eligibility

NOTE: If you do not have a computer or need assistance with online bookings, please phone the National Coronavirus & COVID-19 Vaccine Helpline on 1800 020 080.

So you have checked the online COVID-19 Vaccine Online Eligibility Checker & you qualify for the Covid-19 vaccine for stage 1b.

Make sure your details are correct

Make sure your details are up to date with Medicare. You can do this using either your:
• Medicare online account through myGov
• the Express Plus Medicare app.
• calling the Medicare program

Getting ready for your appointment

There is a limited supply of COVID-19 vaccines in Australia and globally. This means, people who have the highest risk of severe COVID-19 and/or exposure to the virus will receive the vaccine first. Other people will receive vaccine over time.

Find out who will be prioritised for vaccination by visiting www.health.gov.au/covid19-vaccines.

You should NOT attend a COVID-19 vaccination appointment if you:

You should bring the following to your COVID-19 vaccination appointment:


• Photo ID
• Medicare card
• Employee ID, if you are getting a COVID-19 vaccine because of your occupation.
• Information about any of your medical conditions, allergies, bleeding disorders or immunocompromise (i.e. weakened immune system),
• Information about any medications you are taking.
• Information about any previous COVID-19 vaccine received (vaccine brand and date of vaccination).
• Information about any reactions you have had to any vaccine in the past.

Tell your immunisation provider if you have any medical conditions or if you are taking any medications.

Especially make sure to tell them if you:
• Have had anaphylaxis (a type of severe allergic reaction) to any substance, or if you have an adrenaline autoinjector (e.g. EpiPen).
• Have had a reaction to any vaccine in the past.
• Have a bleeding disorder or are receiving anticoagulant therapy (a blood thinner).
• Are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning pregnancy.
• Are immunocompromised (i.e. have a weakened immune system or take immune suppressing medication).
• Have received another COVID-19 vaccine (and which brand) in the last 14 days.