Helensburgh Respiratory Clinic - Covid19 Pfizer Vaccine

In conjunction with the Australia Government Department of Health, the Helensburgh Respiratory Clinic is providing eligible patients with free doses of the Pfizer vaccine. Please call Covid19 Vaccine Hotline 1800 020 080, Public Health Unit 1300 066 055 if you have any specific question regarding Covid vaccine.

Online Booking steps (Please read all steps before booking)

If you are unsure or have questions about getting Covid-19 vaccine please discuss with your regular GP before booking with us. Book with us when you are 100% sure about getting the vaccine. Please allow 7 days gap between other vaccines such as Flu-shot. 

  1. Click here for Current eligibility

    • Please bring medicare card and Driver license
    • Essential worker (age 16 and over)

      • Required: employee card or proof of eligibility

    • Age over 60 and who have one of the eligible medical conditions stated below:

      • Required: a referral letter from your regular GP or Specialist clearly stating the medical condition).

      • Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis (CVST)

      • Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT)

      • Idiopathic Splanchnic (mesenteric, portal or splenic) venous thrombosis

      • Anti-phospholipid syndrome with thrombosis

      • Anaphylaxis, thrombosis with thrombocytopenia or other serious adverse event attributed to the first dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

      • History of anaphylaxis to a component of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine 

    • People under 16 years of age are NOT eligible to receive Pfizer vaccine.

  2. Book online by clicking here. (fully booked) Select "Covid-19 Vaccine Dose 1 - Under 60" when booking regardless of your age. Do not click on "Book follow up appointment". After having a first dose, in the observation room, we will book you in for second dose which will be on 18 Sept. If you are not available on 18 Sept please DO NOT book for first dose. If you are under 40 years of age and eligible, you must supply proof of eligibility at the time of your appointment. Specific vaccine quantites were allocated to specific date. Unfortunately we CANNOT reschedule to different date. You can cancel booking if you can't attend and wait for another allocation. If you can't find any slots which mean it is fully booked. Please check back in 1 week time. 

  3. At the end of booking steps, click on Complete your Registration button and complete your details as well as health questionnaire (required only for first dose)

  4. Helensburgh Respiratory Clinic is located at the back of Parkes Street General Practice (entrance via Club Ln/Gibbons Ln). Public parking available across the street at Charles Harper Park. Address: 129 Parkes st, Helensburgh, NSW 2508

  5. On the day of vaccination

  6. After vaccination

Useful Links:

Check your eligibility

What you need to know about COVID-19 vaccine

More information on Pfizer vaccine

Frequently asked questions

When will I get a covid-19 vaccine

 

Do I have to have it?

No.  It is voluntary to have the Covid-19 vaccine.

Cost

The vaccine is paid for by the Federal government.  There are no out of pocket fees.

After your vaccination

The conditions of approval for this vaccine include close monitoring of your side effects.  Please see here for some information about vaccine side effects and instructions for what to do after your vaccination.

If you have recently had your first dose of the vaccine and are having side effects that you are worried about, please use the vaccine side effect checker, ask your GP, or call 13HEALTH and follow the advice.

Further information

Further information about vaccination for Covid-19 is available on these sites:

Covid-19 information from the Australian government 

Advice for people with allergies and immunodeficiency

Guide for pregnant and breastfeeding women

Vaccine ingredients

Covid-19 symptom checker and vaccine side effect checker

Australian vaccine rollout information

Resources in multiple languages