COVID-19

To book a vaccine, phone the Victorian COVID-19 hotline on 1800 675 398

You can also book online at https://portal.cvms.vic.gov.au/

 

Please note: Due to high demand, people may experience difficulties in booking through the Victorian Government COVID-19 Hotline 1800 675 398 or on the online portal https://portal.cvms.vic.gov.au/   Please be patient and keep trying as new appointments are coming on line regularly in line with increased vaccine availability.  Appointments cannot be booked through AWH.To book, phone 1800 675 398 or go online at portal.cvms.vic.gov.au

  • Young people aged 12-15 years are now eligible for the Pfizer vaccine through vaccination centres, doctors’ clinics and community health services. Bookings at vaccination centres can be made via the Coronavirus Hotline 1800 675 398 and the online portal. Anyone who presents for vaccination must provide informed consent. This can be provided by a  parent or guardian attending the vaccine appointment with the young person,  with a consent form signed by a parent or guardian or a young person can provide their own consent if they are considered a mature minor.

  • There is now a free COVID-19 Aboriginal Infoline on 1800 312 911. It is open 9am to 5pm, seven days a week. Aboriginal people can call this number and have a yarn with Aboriginal staff who can answer questions and direct people to support services. 

  • Final year secondary school students, year 11 students doing VCE Unit 3 and 4 subjects and staff required to supervise on-site VCE examinations are now eligible to get vaccinated. Information has been communicated via schools.

  • The recommended minimum interval between first and second dose of AstraZeneca vaccine is now six weeks.

  • Priority access is now available for residential aged care and disability care workers to get their COVID-19 vaccine. This group does not need to book appointments in advance. Please bring staff ID or proof of employment. All aged and disability care workers are required to have at least one vaccination booked by 17 September.

  • People cannot change the vaccine they have booked for upon arrival at vaccination hubs. Those wishing to receive Pfizer must book accordingly.

  • For information on eligibility, go to https://www.health.gov.au/resources/apps-and-tools/covid-19-vaccine-eligibility-checker

  • Selected local GPs are administering vaccines. Talk to your GP or visit www.murrayphn.org.au/covid19vaccination/vaccinationclinics/ for locations.

The Australian Government aims to make COVID-19 vaccines available to as many people in Australia as possible in 2021. It is being delivered through a phased program.  You can check your eligibility by clicking here

Please phone 1800 675 398 to make an appointment or go to https://portal.cvms.vic.gov.au/