COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Vaccinations

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Frequently Asked Questions

All patients over the age of 18 are now eligible for vaccination with the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.

From the 30th of August, all patients over 16 are eligible for vaccination with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.

If you have any questions regarding your eligibility, we recommend booking an appointment with your regular GP to discuss.

To book an appointment to receive your COVID-19 vaccination at Main Street Medical, give us a call on 03 9736 3837 and our friendly receptionists will book you into the next available time-slot that suits you.

The AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is administered as two doses delivered 12 weeks apart.

The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is administered as two doses delivered 3-6 weeks apart.

If you have any questions regarding the administration of either vaccination, we recommend booking an appointment with your regular GP to discuss.

The Australian Government has recommended a gap of one week between the Influenza and COVID-19 vaccines. It does not matter which vaccine is given first.

The COVID-19 vaccine is provided and administered at no cost to all eligible Medicare card holders.

Yes, both COVID-19 vaccines have been carefully assessed by the TGA (Therapeutic Goods Administration) and have been approved for use in Australia.

If you have any further questions about the COVID-19 vaccine, we recommend booking an appointment to discuss with your regular GP.

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