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Immunisation Program

Alexandrina Council continues to offer free childhood immunisations aligned to the National Immunisation and State Immunisation schedules. Adult immunisation is also available with a fee based on the price of the vaccine; please ensure that these vaccines are pre-ordered.

This service is operated by the City of Onkaparinga on behalf of Alexandrina Council.  They can be contacted by phone 8384 0666, via email immunisation@onkaparinga.sa.gov.au or by visiting their website for further information:

http://www.onkaparingacity.com/onka/living_here/community/healthy_communities/immunisation.jsp

Meningococcal Updates

Meningococcal B Herd Immunity Study

The High School Men B Study will conclude at the end of 2018.  Missed vaccines can be caught up at clinics until the 14 December 2018.  Please refer to clinics below within Alexandrina or weekly clinics in Onkaparinga region (clinic information available from Onkaparinga website).  For further information regarding the study please refer to http://www.bpartofit.com.au 

South Australian Meningococcal B Immunisation Program

The State Government has announced the introduction of the Meningococcal B vaccine to the schedule from the 1 October 2018, for children under the age of 1 year, and a catch-up program, to run until the end of 2019, for children under 4 years of age.  These immunisations are available now from both Alexandrina Clinics.

The Meningococcal B vaccine will be included in the school based immunisation program from 2019 for high school students in year 10 and a catch-up program for students in year 11.

In addition, the vaccine will also be available as a catch-up program for 17-19 year olds through GP's or Alexandrina clinics from February 2019.

Please refer to SA Health Meningococcal B Immunisation Program for more information.

Meningococcal ACWY Immunisation Program

From 2019, the Meningococcol ACWY vaccine will be available as part of the school based immunisation program for year 10 students and a catch-up program for students up to the age of 19 years old through GP's or council clinics.

Meningococcal ACWY and Meningococcal B Vaccines available for purchase

Meningococcal B and ACWY Vaccine are also available for private sale at clinics for those that are not eligible for the above program.  These vaccines will need to be pre-ordered to ensure availability.

For more information and to order please contact the Customer Service team on 8384 0666.

ALEXANDRINA CLINICS

Goolwa Clinic

Location: Alexandrina Council Large Meeting Room, Cadell Street, Goolwa

Clinic Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm

Strathalbyn Clinic

Location: Alexandrina Council Library, Colman Terrace, Strathalbyn

Clinic Time: 2:00pm - 3:35pm 

Please note that clinics will not operate on days that are assessed as Catastrophic Fire Danger days.  

2018 
12 December 2018
2019

20 February 2019

20 March 2019

17 April 2019

15 May 2019

19 June 2019

17 July 2019

21 August 2019

18 September 2019

16 October 2019

20 November 2019

18 December 2019

Bookings

Bookings are not required for scheduled childhood vaccines.  Arrive within the scheduled times, bringing Medicare card and Children's Immunisation book (blue book).

Pre ordering of non-scheduled vaccines are required prior to clinic; for more information about this and to order please contact the City of Onkaparinga Customer Service team on 8384 0666.

More Information

For more information please contact the Immunisation Service at City of Onkaparinga on 8384 0666.

For further information on vaccination schedules please refer to:

Australian Government website at http://immunise.health.gov.au