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AVOCA STREET MEDICAL CENTRE
 
130 Avoca Street Randwick NSW 2031
Tel: 02 9399 3335 - Fax: 02 9399 9778

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Contact

Phone:02 9399 3335
Fax:02 9399 9778
Post:Avoca Street Medical Centre
130 Avoca Street
Randwick NSW 2031
Email:avocastreetgmail.com *
After hours:13 74 25
Emergency:000

* Please do not use email for urgent medical attention or appointment request.

For urgent medical attention please call 000 or go to nearest hospital emergency department.

For appointment please call 02 9399 3335 during business hours or use our online appointment request.

General Information
 

Flu Shot 2019



Flushot is given FREE for everyone
at Avoca Street Medical Centre

Patients with a valid Medicare number will also be bulk billed if consultation is for vaccination only.

Free seasonal influenza vaccine is funded for the following groups at higher risk of complications from influenza:
  • all children aged 6 months to less than 5 years of age
  • all individuals aged 5 years and over with medical risk conditions, namely:

    • cardiac disease, including cyanotic congenital heart disease, coronary artery disease and congestive heart failure
    • chronic respiratory conditions, including suppurative lung disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and severe asthma
    • other chronic illnesses requiring regular medical follow up or hospitalisation in the previous year, including diabetes mellitus, chronic metabolic diseases, chronic renal failure, and haemoglobinopathies
    • chronic neurological conditions that impact on respiratory function, including multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injuries, and seizure disorders
    • impaired immunity, including HIV, malignancy and chronic steroid use

  • children aged 6 months to 10 years on long term aspirin therapy
  • all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 5 years and over
  • pregnant women (at any stage of pregnancy)
  • people aged 65 years and over


Influenza vaccines
Five vaccines will be available in 2019:
  • FluQuadri™ Junior for children aged 6-35 months
  • FluQuadri™ or Fluarix Tetra® for people aged 3 years to 64years
  • Afluria Quad® for people aged 5 years to 64 years
  • Fluad® for people aged 65 years and over




Age group FluQuadri
Junior
FluQuadri Afluria
Quad
Fluad
Less than 6 months No No No No
6 to 35 months Yes No No No
3 to 4 years No Yes No No
5 years and older No Yes Yes Yes
65 years and older No Yes Yes Yes


The information in the above were collected from the internet,
either from government websites or from reasonably reliable health information sources.
They are for general information only and should not replace the need of seeking medical care during illnesses.


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