New Extended Hours
MON to THU:8:00 am until 8:00 pm
FRI: 8.00 am until 6.00 pm
SAT: 8.00 am until 1.00 pm
SUN and public holidays: Closed
WE ARE A COVID-19 VACCINATION PROVIDER
Glenorie District Medical Centre is pleased to advise that we are an approved vaccination provider for the COVID-19 vaccines.
We are happy to provide COVID-19 immunisation for our local area and wider community from the week starting 12th April 2021
Checking when you can receive your COVID-19 vaccine
To find out when and if you are eligibility to receive the vaccine click here. and complete the COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility checker.
This will tell you which phase of the rollout you are in and if you are eligible
Booking your covid vaccination appointment
We have now received the COVID-19 AstraZeneca vaccine and welcome all eligible patient to call us on 02 9652 1663 to schedule an appointment. Please click here to check your eligibility.
We will be running clinics throughout the year – depending on vaccine stock available.
COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic
Glenorie District Medical Centre has been selected to run Phase 1b vaccination clinics of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.
Once vaccines have been received in the week starting 12th April we will contact our most vulnerable patients to offer the vaccine.
We will later open up for bookings on line
Getting ready for your appointment
Please let us know:
- If you are feeling unwell with fever, cough, runny nose or other symptoms that could be from COVID-19
- If you are waiting for COVID-19 test results, or have tested positive for COVID-19
- If you are a close contact of someone with COVID-19,
- If you are in quarantine
- If you have had any other vaccine prior to receiving this one in the past 14 day.
As we may need to reschedule the appointment.
If you cannot make it to your vaccination appointment, please contact us to arrange a new appointment. You can read more about how to prepare for your vaccine here factsheet developed by the Australian Government Department of Health.
About Your Visit
The Pfizer vaccine will be given to a group of individuals at high risk population, this include those with
- disability and aged care
- residents and workers
- frontline healthcare
- quarantine and border workers
Glenorie District Medical Centre will not administer this vaccine
Glenorie District Medical Centre will give Astra Zeneca vaccine to eligible individuals that include:
- adults aged 70 years and over
- ATSI over 55 years
- other health care workers
- younger adults with an underlying medical condition (please see table below for eligible medical conditions)
- critical and high-risk workers eg police, fire, defense workers.
The first dose of the vaccine will be given to your upper arm. A booster dose will be given 12 weeks after the first dose. It is not recommended that you get any other vaccines within 2 weeks of receiving the AstraZeneca.
You will be required to remain at the clinic for 15 minutes to observe any immediate reaction from the vaccine. If you have any history of allergy you have to stay in the clinic for 30 minutes
After receiving any vaccine, you may experience minor side effects. Most side effects are mild and last no more than a few days.
Common reactions to COVID-19 vaccinations include:
- a sore arm
- low-level fever
- muscle pain
You can use the COVID-19 vaccine side effects symptom checker if you have concerns about any symptoms after your vaccine. The checker is also available through the National Coronavirus Helpline, 1800 020 080, 24 hours a day.
Adults aged over 50 years, other critical and high risk workers.
Any other adults.
Children only if recommended,
If you would like to get more information about the vaccine please refer to the following links :
Our most frequently asked questions regarding COVID-19 and the vaccination are answered below.
If you have any further inquires please fill in the National Coronavirus and Covid-19 vaccine enquiries form below.
Find out more about getting vaccinated for COVID-19
- Who will get the vaccines?
- When will I get a COVID-19 vaccine?
- Why should I get vaccinated for COVID-19?
- What should I do before I get vaccinated for COVID-19?
- Which COVID-19 vaccine will I receive?
- How will COVID-19 vaccines be distributed?
- Vaccines will be available for everyone
- Things to consider before being vaccinated
- Compromised immune systems or allergies
- Women who are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning pregnancy
- Frail and elderly people
- People with a disability
- If you’ve recently had other vaccinations
- If you’ve had COVID-19 and recovered