The immunisation clinic is for Meningococcal strains A, C, W and Y (one vaccine). People who are aged between six weeks and 20 years (born after 1 August 1997) who haven’t had the vaccine are eligible.
The vaccine is free for this age group on presentation of a Medicare card.
Bookings for the clinic are required and can be made by phoning council on 6217 9500 during business hours.
More information on Council’s fortnightly immunisation clinics can be found here.
For more information on meningococcal and the vaccine, visit the Department of Health and Human Service’s website at www.dhhs.tas.gov.au
People outside of the specific age range, and those wanting the Meningococcal B vaccine, need to contact their GP.