Following new advice from The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI), which recommends the Pfizer vaccine as the preferred vaccine for those aged 16 to under 60 years, we will be prioritising our Pfizer vaccine supply to high risk people in priority 1a and 1b groups.
If you are aged 50-59 and have had your first dose of AstraZeneca, you are encouraged to get your second dose.
Anyone aged 60 and over is eligible for the AstraZeneca vaccine.
More information on the new ATAGI guidelines can be found here: https://www.health.gov.au/news/atagi-statement-on-revised-recommendations-on-the-use-of-covid-19-vaccine-astrazeneca-17-june-2021
You can register for the vaccine here: https://bendigohealth.org.au/registerforvaccine/
The COVID-19 Community Vaccination Clinic is currently vaccinating eligible community members.
The clinic, located at 113-133 Mollison Street Bendigo, is open from 10AM - 5PM, seven days a week.
Walk-in appointments will be determined by supply.
Please monitor the top of this webpage for daily updates or follow the Bendigo Health Facebook page.
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 Public Health Unit will oversee the vaccination program across the region.
The Victorian Government Coronavirus hotline on 1800 675 398 can provide advice on when and where you can be vaccinated.
*Updated July 23
The AstraZeneca vaccine is available to anyone aged 60 and over.
The Pfizer vaccine is available to anyone aged between 40-59.
The Pfizer vaccine is available to anyone who works in a healthcare setting.
The Pfizer vaccine is available to pregnant women.
People aged 16-39 in the below groups are eligible for the Pfizer vaccine.
Questions regarding COVID-19 Vaccine eligiblity, or bookings can be sent to [email protected]
Please discuss with your GP if you have an existing medical condition or medical history that you believe puts you at risk of receiving a certain vaccine.
Your GP 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.
*Please note due to the number of referrals in the system, there is a delay in referrals being assessed.