Immunisation

 

The City of Ballarat Immunisation Service aims to ensure the health and wellbeing of every resident in our community by reducing the incidence of vaccine preventable disease.

Qualified Nurse Immunisers provide the community with the complete schedule of vaccines from the National Immunisation Program.

The City of Ballarat does not provide advice or vaccinations for travel purposes, please contact the Ballarat Medical Centre or Federation University's Health Centre.


Immunisation CalendarTop of document.

Please click here for our 2018 immunisation calendar.

Immunisation appointments at the locations below or at The Phoenix, 25 Armstrong Street South, Ballarat can be made by calling 03 5320 5850. 

Costs: Residents who are eligible to hold a current Medicare card will be provided with vaccines on the Immunisation Schedule Victoria free of charge.

Other Options: Immunisation services are readily available through General Practitioners, community health centres and Aboriginal health services.


Immunisation RecordsTop of document.

Records of vaccinations provided by the City of Ballarat Immunisation Service are available on the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR). Please note, it's the responsibility of providers to report vaccines administered to AIR.

An Immunisation History Statement can be obtained via your Medicare account. This may be required for entry into child care or schools.

If immunisation records are incomplete they can be updated via your Medicare account or contact City of Ballarat Immunisation Service on 03 5320 5850.


Flu ImmunisationTop of document.

The City of Ballarat offers a flu immunisation program and recommends the influenza vaccine is received annually.

Council does not provide flu vaccines to children under 10 years of age.

 

Cost

Free to people over 65 years, Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people, pregnant women or people with an eligible medical condition. For all other people, the cost of the flu vaccine is $20. EFTPOS and credit card facilities are available.

 

Flu Vaccination at Work

The City of Ballarat Immunisation Nurses also visit businesses in the Ballarat area to immunise staff for the Flu vaccine. For bookings and information call 5320 5850.

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