Due to the increase of COVID-19 cases in the Lilydale area at present, a number of our doctors have chosen to request Telehealth phone or video appointments for all basic consultations. We are still offering face-to-face appointments for procedures etc and where necessary.
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Vaccinations
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.
Other COVID-19 news
We are currently running COVID-19 vaccination clinics on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays each week.
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In light of the recent developments and Government recommendations regarding COVID-19, we are making some changes to our practice protocol.
At Main Street Medical, we are constantly working to ensure that we provide a safe, hygienic and healthy environment in our practice.
Phone and video consultations are available for vulnerable/isolated patients of Main Street Medical.