Free Immunisation at Corinda Community Clinic

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As flu season is seen to continue until the end of September, Brisbane residents are urged to get the proper precaution against flu and other serious diseases.

To address the threat of various diseases, Brisbane City Council is providing free immunisation for children, secondary school students and seniors until December 2017 at various community clinics across Brisbane.

Corinda is one of the suburbs selected to have a weekly community clinic to help the surrounding communities get protection from various diseases. The Corinda community clinic is open every Wednesday at the Corinda Bowls Club.

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Bookings are not required to avail of immunisation services.

Upcoming Corinda Community Clinic Schedule

Clinic Address: Corinda Bowls Club
Hall Avenue, Corinda
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Dates: September 6,,13, 20, 27
October 4, 11, 18, 25
November 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
December 6, 13

Children’s Immunisation

The Corinda community clinic provides free immunisation for children to protect them against dangerous diseases. Immunisation is available for Measles, Polio, Whooping Cough and Tetanus.

Children immunisation is for kids six weeks up to ten years of age. The service is available to community kids as well as international and interstate visitors. Children who are sick can still receive immunisation as long as the temperature is less than 38.5 degrees.

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Student Vaccination

Immunisation is being provided to students to protect against different diseases. Year 7 students can get vaccinations for Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (Whooping Cough) and Human Papillomavirus.

Year 10 students can get free Meningococcal ACWY vaccination via the School Immunisation Program. Community clinics can provide immunisation to teens aged 15 to 19 years if they miss their school vaccinations. Parents should receive an email or letter about options and vaccination due date to guide them on the strict timing between vaccine doses.

The National Health and Medical Research Council has put out vaccination schedules for Queensland. Click here to view the vaccination schedules.

Seniors’ Immunisation

Community members aged 65 years and above are encouraged to get vaccinated against pneumococcal and influenza. The free immunisation service is provided to all seniors, including international and interstate visitors.

Complete the consent form to avail of the immunisation service.

Find out more about the effects of diseases and the side effects of immunisation here.