Changes to immunisation sessions due to COVID-19
Council have made several changes to public immunisation sessions:
- Please do not attend the sessions if you are unwell.
- Social distancing measures are in place. This includes placing seating further apart where possible. We request people to attend with one carer only.
- Due to extra cleaning processes, wait times may vary. We appreciate your patience.
Session times and locations
Public immunisation sessions are for Government Funded Vaccines only. Please review the Government’s website for more details. Anyone wishing to obtain vaccines not on this list will need to see their GP.
We host free public immunisation sessions at several venues each month. If you have missed an immunisation session, you can attend any of the next sessions and community members are welcome to attend any of the available locations below:
- Brentwood Park Community Centre – 21A Bemersyde Drive, Berwick
- Doveton College – 62 Tristania Street, Doveton
- Endeavour Hills Leisure Centre – Raymond McMahon Boulevard, Endeavour Hills
- Marriott Waters Family & Children’s Centre – 25 Boland Drive, Lyndhurst
- Balla Balla Community Centre – 65 Berwick-Cranbourne Road, Cranbourne East
Balla Balla Community Centre is closed to the public. It will be open for immunisation session only.
- Selandra Community Hub, 7-9 Selandra Boulevard, Clyde North
Selandra Community Centre is closed to the public. It will be open for immunisation session only.
- Immunisation sessions at Bunjil Place will now be held at Narre Warren Mechanics Institute Hall, 59 Webb St, Narre Warren, session times remain the same.
Before the session
If your child is unwell before the immunisation session, speak to your doctor first. They will help you decide if your child should attend the session.
You will also need to check where your child is up to in their immunisation schedule. You can do this by:
- Your Medicare online account
- Express Plus Medicare mobile app
- Going to a Medicare service centre
- Calling the Australian Immunisation Register – 1800 653 809
What to bring to a session
- Your Child Health Record Book (the ‘green book’). This will help us access your child’s details.
- Your Medicare card (for the first visit only).
- Something to comfort your child, such as their favourite toy.
After the session
Your child must wait 15 minutes after the session to make sure they do not have any unexpected reactions to the vaccine(s).
We will forward your child’s immunisation records to the Australian Immunisation Register. This will allow you to receive:
- an immunisation history statement so your child can go to school
- any family allowances relating to immunisation
As the parent or guardian of a child under 18 years of age, you must provide legal consent before your child can be immunised. You may receive a consent card to complete from your MCH nurse. If not, we will provide consent cards for you to complete when you attend one of our immunisation sessions.
For more information about immunisations, contact: