Resources

Here are some great sources of health information:

The Better Health Channel
Immunise Australia website
Diabetes Australia
Cancer Council
The Heart Foundation
Beyond Blue
Black Dog Institute
Andrology Australia (Men’s Health)

Who is eligible for the free, Government-funded, flu vaccine?

The 2020 flu shot is now available at our practice.

The flu vaccine is recommended for everyone from six months of age, but is available free under the National Immunisation Program for people who face a high risk from influenza and its complications.

People who qualify for the free flu vaccine are:

  • People aged 65 years and over
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait people aged six months to less than five years
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who are aged 15 years and over
  • Pregnant women
  • People aged six months and over with medical conditions such as severe asthma, lung or heart disease, low immunity or diabetes that can lead to complications from influenza.

To receive your flu vaccination, call our practice on (03) 9584 4444.

CORONAVIRUS WARNING

WARNING: Please book a phone consult if you have respiratory symptoms of fever, cough, sore throat, or shortness of breath, loss of sense of smell and taste

WARNING: Please book a phone consult if you have been overseas in the past 14 days

WARNING: Please book a phone consult if you have possible contact with a Positive Coronavirus (Covid19)

Your doctor will conduct an initial phone consult to determine and advise on treatment or testing if required.

Alternatively, please call The Department of Health dedicated Coronavirus Hotline 1800 675 398 for advice. If required, they will direct you to the nearest testing centre.