Coronavirus Vaccine FAQ

1. Should I have the Coronavirus vaccine?
Dr Daly advises that all patients should strongly consider having the vaccine.
If uncertain, please book an appointment at the clinic or discuss this with qualified personnel at a vaccinating clinic.
Remember that if an outbreak occurs, waiting times for the vaccine may suddenly increase.

2. I am aged 50+ years  – can I get the Pfizer vaccine?
Possibly, at the Melbourne Convention Centre, the Exhibition or other Mass Vaccination Centres as advised by the Victorian Government
Please call the Victorian Government Hotline
Booking information:
https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/book-your-vaccine-appointment or call 1800 675 398

3. Where can I get the vaccine locally around Hampton?
MyHealth Hampton
New St Medical Clinic
Bluff Rd Medical Clinic

4. Is there a way to test for vaccine clot risk?
Whilst there are established tests for clotting disorders, there is no reliable test for this as yet.
Please book an appointment if wishing to discuss this futher.

5. What are the other risks?
The most common side effects are local or general flu-like symptoms, which last for  one to several days.
For a comprehensive advice, please call the Coronavirus hotline, book an appointment at this clinic or discuss this with qualified personnel at a vaccinating clinic.

6. What are the closest Commonwealth Government Vaccinating Clinics?
Port Melbourne Respiratory Clinic (at Port Melbourne Football ground)
Prahran Town Hall (Star Health)
https://www.health.gov.au/initiatives-and-programs/coronavirus-covid-19-gp-respiratory-clinics for all clinics

7. Which local Hospitals are open to the public for vaccinations?
The closest Victorian Government vaccination centres to Hampton include Monash Hospital in Moorabbin and Monash Hospital in Kingston
Booking information:
https://www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/book-your-vaccine-appointment or call 1800 675 398

8. I am under 50 – am I eligible?
Please refer to the Commonwealth Eligibility Checker:
https://covid-vaccine.healthdirect.gov.au/eligibility