COVID-19 Vaccine Update 2a Rollout

The Madison Medical Practices, is now rolling out 2a government strategy of the COVID-19 Vaccination Program. 2a consists of any patient over the age of 50 years, and will be eligible to receive the Astra Zeneca Vaccine. We are sending out SMS and email messages to our patients over 50 yrs and welcome our patients to make bookings.

2a Cohort Consists of –

# Patients over the age of 50 years

Please call 9440-9411 and speak to our friendly staff to book you into our weekly COVID Vaccine Clinics.

ELIGIBILITY CHECKER

If you are not sure of your eligibility status, please go to the Covid19 Vaccine Eligibility Checker and conduct the survey @ https://covid-vaccine.healthdirect.gov.au/eligibility

The Madison Medical Practices are concentrating on administering Vaccines to our own patients due to limited supply, however if you are not a patient of our Practice, and your current GP practice is not administering COVID19 Vaccines, please speak to our staff as to how you can book to have the Vaccine administered, alternatively the government has listed all practices administering by postcodes following your eligibility checker survey, of which they maybe able to administer earlier.

ON THE DAY

It is important that for the 1st dose that you arrive 15 mins prior to your scheduled time to go through a pre survey questionnaire, and if you have any flu like symptoms, please call the reception team to reschedule your appointment for another day.

The 2nd dose will be administered 12 weeks later and the nursing team will book you in for this after the 1st dose.

WHEN CAN I HAVE THE FLU VACCINE?

Flu Vaccine can be administered 14 days after the COVID19 Vaccine.