We very pleased to announce that Dr Han Chua will be joining the practice from the 10th September 2018. We look forward to him joining our team and continuing the care of existing and new patients.
2018 FLU SHOTS NOW AVAILABLE AT ALBURY CENTRAL MEDICAL CLINIC
Free seasonal influenza vaccine is funded for the following groups at higher risk of complications from influenza:
- People aged 65 years and over
- All children aged 6 months to less than 5 years of age
- Pregnant women
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 15 years and over
- Anyone aged 6 months and over who has a chronic condition placing them at increased risk of complications from influenza
If you are not eligible for a free flu vaccine we can provide you with private vaccine for a fee.
Please phone to make an appointment in the flu clinic on 0260215555 If you need to make an appointment with your usual doctor for another issue, they can ensure you get your flu injection at the same time.
ON THE DAY APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE
We will endeavour to make the appointment for your preferred doctor. Alternatively, should your doctor not be available, we will offer you an option to see one of our other practice doctors.
The Practice is offering a shingles vaccination to eligible patients.
To qualify for this vaccine patients must be 70-74 years old, or 78-79 years old. Other age groups will be introduced in future years to ensure that all people aged 70 to 79 are offered vaccination against shingles.
Please be aware that patients lose their eligibility for a Shingles vaccination on the day of their 80th birthday.
The shingles vaccine will be given as a single injection. The vaccine is expected to reduce your risk of getting shingles. If you are unlucky enough to go on to have the disease, your symptoms may be milder and the illness shorter.
Employment Drug and Alcohol Screening
Our Practice provides nationally accredited Drug and Alcohol Screening Officers to preform drug and alcohol testing in accordance with the Australian Standards. Please call the clinic for further information in regards to this service.