Ballarat vaccine and testing information
Latest Ballarat vaccination rates
The City of Ballarat has now reached a fully vaccinated rate of greater than 95 percent for residents aged 15 and over (via the Australian Government Department of Health on 22 November, 2021).
COVID-19 vaccinations in Ballarat
COVID-19 vaccinations are now available through the below services in Ballarat.
Ballarat Health Services
Ballarat Health Services is running the COVID-19 Community Vaccination Clinic at 18 Drummond Street (directly opposite the Ballarat Base Hospital)
Anyone aged 16 years or older is currently eligible to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
Those who are not eligible will not be vaccinated.
Ballarat Community Health
The UFS vaccination clinic at 309 Dana Street, Ballarat Central is offering vaccinations by appointment.
Those eligible for the Pfizer vaccine need to phone the clinic on 4320 0891 to book an appointment.
To book an appointment for your COVID-19 vaccination at a GP clinic or GP Respiratory Clinic, use the COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility Checker that allows you to:
- check whether your a currently eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine
- check which clinics are currently taking appointments
- book a vaccination
Or phone the National coronavirus and COVID-19 vaccine helpline – 1800 020 080 – to provide you with contact information to make a booking. Note: call takers cannot make a booking on your behalf.
I visited an exposure site. What do I do?
If you have visited a Tier 1 site, you need must get tested immediately and quarantine for 14 days from the exposure.
If you have visited a Tier 2 site, you should urgently get tested, then isolate until confirmation of a negative result. Continue to monitor for symptoms, and get tested again if symptoms appear.
If you know of someone needing support to isolate at home due to COVID, urgent food, essential supplies and support are available. Please call the Coronavirus hotline on 1800 675 398. Select ‘0’, ‘4’ and ‘4’.
Where can I get tested for COVID-19 in Ballarat?
You can also talk to your GP about being tested for COVID-19.