Immunisation

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NOTE: As part of efforts to to assist with preventing the spread of Coronavirus, extra precautions are currently in place:

  • Anyone wanting to attend Council’s immunisation sessions, held at Cohuna and Kerang, will need to book beforehand by phoning Council’s Customer Service Centre on (03) 5450 9333.
  • To ensure social distancing practices can be maintained, pre-booked time slots will be allocated.
  • It is strongly encouraged that only one parent or guardian accompany the child who is to be vaccinated when attending Council’s immunisation sessions.
  • Community members attending will be asked to wash their hands in the sink provided on entry and extra precautions will be in place around infection control between appointments at these pre-booked sessions.
  • Do not attend if you or your child has symptoms of a respiratory infection such as fever, sore throat, runny nose, shortness of breath or a cough or have returned from overseas in the past 14 days.
  • You must wear a mask upon entry.
  • Only one parent/guardian is to accompany a child into the appointment.
  • Please arrive promptly to your appointment.
  • Please maintain 1.5 meters between yourself, our staff and other clients.
  • You will need to wait the required 15 minutes of observation time after vaccination.

Free vaccines available through the National Immunisation Schedule

Infanrix-Hexa (Diphtheria, Tetanus, Whooping Cough, Polio Hepatitis B, Haemophilus Influenzae type b), Rotateq (Rotavirus), Prevenar (Pneumococcal), MMR (Measles Mumps Rubella), Menitorix(Haemophilus Influenzae type B, Meningococcal C), Priorix Tetra (MMR, Varicella), Infanrix-IPV (Diphtheria, Tetanus, Whooping Cough, Polio), HPV (Human Papillomavirus) and  if over the age of 50 ADT (Adult Diphtheria/Tetanus).

Vaccines available at cost by appointment

Adult Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis A/B, Varicella (Chickenpox), Fluvax, Pneumococcal, HPV (Human Papillomavirus Vaccine), Boostrix (Diphtheria, Tetanus, Whooping Cough), and ADT (Adult Diphtheria, Tetanus).

Our nurse immunisers need to observe a person for 15 minutes after vaccination so please present for vaccinations at least 15 minutes prior to the session closing time.

All sessions are available to the public regardless of where they live.

Kerang  2020 Day Sessions (First Wednesday of every month)

10.30am - 12.00 midday

Gannawarra Children's Centre: 2 Murray St Kerang

January 1 (no session - Public Holiday)  July 1
February 5 August 5
March 4 September 2
April 1 October 7
May 6 November 4
June 3 December 2

Kerang 2020 Afternoon Sessions (Third Wednesday of every month)

4.00pm - 5.30pm

Gannawarra Children's Centre: 2 Murray St Kerang 

January 15 July 15
February 19 August 19
March 18 September 16
April 15 October 21
May 20 November 18
June 17 December 16

 

Cohuna 2020 Morning Sessions (Third Wednesday of every month)

10.30 - 12.00 midday

Maternal and Child Health Centre: Cr Market and Channel St

January 15 July 15
February 19 August 19
March 18 September 16
April 15 October 21
May 20 November 18
June 17 December 16