You can still go and get Vaccination at McIntosh Centre

Vaccination at McIntosh CentreCOVID-19 vaccinations are continuing for people in the Goulburn Valley. COVID-19 vaccines will help protect you, your family and your community from COVID-19. The vaccines are free for everyone in Australia, even if you are not an Australian citizen or permanent resident. This includes people without a Medicare card, overseas visitors, international students, migrant workers and asylum seekers.


You do not need a Medicare card to get your vaccination at government vaccination clinics. You will need a Medicare card if you go to a family doctor.

About COVID-19 vaccines

  • Vaccines strengthen your immune system by training your body to quickly remember and fight specific germs.
  • Early evidence shows COVID-19 vaccines help reduce the spread of the virus.
  • You can still get COVID-19 even after your vaccination, but the vaccine will help protect you from getting really sick. We need the vaccine to help end the pandemic, reduce the number of cases, and stop the virus from changing.
  • Australia’s COVID-19 vaccines are very effective at preventing disease, hospitalisation and death from COVID-19.
  • Scientists will continue collecting evidence on the ongoing impact of vaccines.
  • All COVID-19 vaccines in Australia continue to be closely monitored for safety.
  • You need two doses of the same vaccine for the best protection against COVID-19. At your first appointment, the staff will tell you when to book your second dose.

Vaccination at McIntosh Centre
How can I book my COVID-19 vaccine?
To find out when it is your turn to get the COVID-19 vaccines, you can use the Eligibility Checker at www.health.gov.au
Once you complete the Eligibility Checker you will see a list of places you can contact to book to have your vaccine near you.

Vaccination at McIntosh Centre

COVID-19 vaccines – THE Key Messages

  • COVID-19 vaccines will help protect our community from getting very sick from the virus.
  • Early evidence shows COVID-19 vaccines help reduce the spread of the virus.
  • We need the vaccine to help end the pandemic, reduce the number of cases, and stop the virus from changing.
  • COVID-19 vaccines can help us get back to doing the things we enjoy.
  • Everyone in Australia can get the free vaccination when it’s their turn.
  • You do not need a Medicare card if you get your vaccination at government vaccination clinics.
  • Access to the AstraZeneca vaccine is being expanded to adults under 40, with informed consent.
  • While the Pfizer vaccine is still the preferred vaccine for adults under 60, adults under 40 can now access the AstraZeneca vaccine if they choose, after consulting with their GP.
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