Seasonal Influenza (flu) Vaccine 2021 now available !
We now have the seasonal influenza vaccine for 2021 available at our clinic! The seasonal influenza vaccine is strongly recommended to all patients every year, this year especially due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
In Victoria, the following category of people are eligible to receive the vaccine for free;
All children aged 6 Months to less than 5 Years (Victorian state funded program)
All Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged from 6 Months
All adults aged 65 Years and over
All people aged from 6 Months with medical condition or Immunocompromise Predisposing them to severe Influenza: ask your doctor if you qualify on this basis
Pregnant women (during any stage of pregnancy, best time to give is 15-20 Weeks gestation)
For all remaining patients the seasonal Influenza Vaccine IS recommended but is not covered by Medicare, and costs $20.00 at our clinic.
For more information and advice on the 2021 flu vaccine please visit the Department of Health, or book in for a consultation with one of our friendly and experienced GP’s. Bookings for the vaccination can now also be made by speaking to our friendly reception staff on 03 8375 2777 or 03 8375 2778.