Staff at Bendigo Health’s COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic on Mollison Street are working hard to help everyone in the region get a coronavirus immunised.

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June 9, 2021 BY

Everything you need to know about getting a coronavirus vaccination with Bendigo Health

 

THE Bendigo Health COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic is located at 113-133 Mollison Street, Bendigo.

The team is currently vaccinating eligible community members.

The Clinic is open seven days a week, from 10am-5pm.

Access to the clinic is via Mollison Street. Accessible parking and entry is available in McLaren Street. Further public parking is also available on McLaren Street.

The clinic will accept limited walk-in appointments. However, it is recommended that you register your interest for an appointment.

You can do this on the Bendigo Health website at bendigohealth.org.au/registerforvaccine/.

Once you register, if you are eligible for the vaccine and email is your selected method of contact you will be sent an email within 48 hours to book your vaccination appointment.

There are significant delays for phone bookings due to the high volume of calls.

If you are unable to complete the form, please call the State Government Coronavirus hotline on 1800 675 398.

 

How do I know if I’m eligible?

The AstraZeneca vaccine is available to anyone aged 50 and over.

The Pfizer vaccine is available to anyone aged between 40-49.

People aged under 40 in the below groups are eligible for the Pfizer vaccine.

  • Healthcare workers
  • Staff and volunteers in residential disability settings, and carers of people with a disability
  • Meat processing workers
  • Critical and high-risk workers, including Emergency Services workers
  • Adults with specified underlying health conditions, or a disability
  • Private sector residential aged care facility staff
  • Corrections and detention staff
  • Transport workers

 

What do I need to bring to my appointment?

Please bring some form of identification, your Medicare card and proof of employment, if applicable.

 

I have an underlying medical issue/take medication. Who can I talk to about what vaccine to receive and whether I should get it?

Please discuss with your GP in the first instance.

If your GP believes your existing medical condition or medical history puts you at risk of receiving a certain vaccine, they can fill out a referral form on your behalf to the Victorian Specialist Immunisation Services (VicSIS).

The outcome of your referral will be sent back to your GP once assessed by VicSIS.

 

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