We are pleased to announce that the Coogee Family Medical Centre has been approved to provide the COVID-19 vaccine.
We are now accepting bookings for individuals who qualify in Phase 1b.
You can check your eligibility via the Department of Health COVID-19 vaccine eligibility checker below. *COVID-19 vaccine eligibility checker* https://covid-vaccine.healthdirect.gov.au/eligibility
During the first weeks of the vaccine roll out our vaccination clinics will be held on Wednesday 8am to 1pm and Saturday 8am to 3pm. You will need to make an appointment to receive the vaccine, walk-ins cannot be accommodated.
You can make an appointment by booking online or by phoning the clinic. https://www.coogeefamilymedical.com.au/book-an-appointment
Please note we are experiencing higher than normal volume of calls resulting in longer than anticipated wait times. We apologise for the inconvenience and hope we can receive your calls soon
You will need to bring:
1. Your medicare card
2. A form of ID
3. New patients please bring a health summary and list of current medications
4. Your eligibility documentation to confirm your eligibility under Phase 1b.
After the vaccine we will need to observe you in the clinic for 15 minutes before allowing you to return home. Please see the NSW Health website for information about what to expect after the vaccination. https://www.health.gov.au/initiatives-and-programs/covid-19-vaccines/getting-vaccinated-for-covi d-19/what-happens-after-i-am-vaccinated-for-covid-19
No, the COVID-19 vaccine will be free for everyone living in Australia.
The Coogee Family Medical Centre has been allocated the Oxford/ AstraZeneca vaccine to provide to our patients. For more information about the COVID-19 vaccines approved for use in Australia please see the NSW Health website. https://www.health.gov.au/initiatives-and-programs/covid-19-vaccines/getting-vaccinated-for-covi d-19/which-covid-19-vaccine-will-i-receive TGA - COVID-19 AstraZeneca vaccine consumer medicine information summary https://www.tga.gov.au/sites/default/files/cmi-approved-covid19-vaccine-az.pdf
Australia’s COVID-19 vaccines will become available in phases. To learn more about when you might be receiving your vaccine please see the link below. https://www.health.gov.au/initiatives-and-programs/covid-19-vaccines/getting-vaccinated-for-covi d-19/when-will-i-get-a-covid-19-vaccine
People who are not eligible for Medicare may still receive the free COVID-19 vaccine. Those without a medicare card need to obtain an Individual Healthcare Identifier number through the Services Australia website in order to have the vaccine. https://www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/individuals/services/medicare/individual-healthcare-identifiers
1800 020 080 - the National coronavirus and COVID-19 helpline