2019 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:
- All adults aged 65 years and over
- All children aged 6 months to less than 5 years of age
- Pregnant women (during any stage of pregnancy)
- All Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 6 months 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.
In cases when you need to make an appointment with your regular Doctor for another medical issue, you can receive your flu vaccine during the course of a consultation.
If you require your workplace Flu Vaccination, please contact us to discuss how we can best service your needs.
Please phone to make an appointment in the Flu Clinic on 0260215555.
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. Vaccination is safe and effective way to protect you from serious disease caused by shingles.
If you are eligible, you can get the shingles vaccine for free under the National Immunisation Program (NIP).
To qualify for this vaccine patients must be 70-74 years old, or 78-79 years old. Other age groups will be introduced in a 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.
Employment Drug and Alcohol Screening
Our Practice offers Drug and Alcohol Screening Services to Australian Standards. Alcohol testing is conducted using a hand-held alcohol breathalyser.
Our health professionals are Nationally Accredited to perform Drug&Alcohol Screening in accordance with Australian Standards AS/NZS4308,
AS4760&AS3547. Please call the clinic for further information in regards to this service.