NOVEMBER NEWS 2021

We apologise for the lack of recent updates. However, as we are sure most patients appreciate, it has been a very busy and challenging time at Mornington Coastal Medical Centre. We are very grateful for the high numbe ...

Covid Vaccination

We are getting many enquiries about the COVID19 vaccinations. At present we are preparing ourselves to provide the vaccinations. We have been notified by the Department of Health that we are an eligible practise to admin ...

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MORNINGTON COASTAL MEDICAL CENTRE

Appointments are now available for flu vaccines please phone the surgery to book an appointment.

Our Covid 19 vaccine clinic is now open for online bookings only.  Please do not phone the clinic for appointments.

Covid 19 Vaccine

Vaccines will be available to category 1 b patients. For instructions on how to access vaccination scroll to bottom of page

WE ARE NOT ABLE TO ACCEPT PHONE BOOKINGS FOR THE COVID VACCINE. PLEASE BOOK ONLINE

Other locations that may have earlier available appointments are

Carrum Downs Respiratory Clinic – online or 9782 6088

or

Rosebud Respiratory Clinic 0n – on line or 0436 033 507 / 0429 270 096

Phase 1b

  • Adults over 70 years
  • All other health care workers
  • Begin to vaccinate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Younger adults with an underlying medical condition, including those with a disability
  • Critical and high risk workers including defence, police, fire, emergency services and meat processing.

You do NOT have to be a patient of the clinic to attend for vaccination

Bookings will be online

Please note vaccine places will be limited initially we (receive 80 doses) Bookings will be on a first come basis Please understand that we will try and prioritise those with serious health problems

Individuals at hight risk of severe COVID-19 illness:

  • Organ transplant recipients who are on immune suppressive therapy
  • Those who have had a bone marrow transplant in the last 24 months
  • Those on immune suppressive therapy for graft versus host disease
  • Those who have haematological cancers, for example, leukaemia, lymphoma or myelodysplastic syndrome (diagnosed within the last 5 years)
  • Those having chemotherapy or radiotherapy

Individuals at moderate risk of severe COVID-19 illness

  • Those with chronic renal (kidney) failure
  • Those with heart disease (coronary heart disease or failure)
  • Those with chronic lung disease (excludes mild or moderate asthma)
  • Those who have a non-haematological cance (diagnosed in the last 12 months)
  • Those who have diabetes
  • Severe obesity with a BMI greater than or equal to 40 kg/m^2
  • Those with chronic liver disease
  • Those with some neurological conditions (stroke, dementia, other)
  • Those with some chronic inflammatory conditions and treatments
  • Those with other primary or acquired immunodeficiency
  • Those with poorly controlled hypertension

PLEASE NOTE PROOF OF QUALIFYING FOR VACCINE MAY BE NEEDED. WE ARE UNABLE TO ACCPT PHONE BOOKINGS FOR COVID VACCINE

PLACES WILL BE ROLLED OUT GRADUALLY