Reydon Street Medical Centre is an authorised COVID-19 Vaccination Centre and is taking bookings for COVID-19 AstraZeneca vaccinations.

Scroll to the bottom of the page to book an appointment to be vaccinated at Reydon Street Medical Centre using our online booking system. You will  be able to see when we have stock and appointments available.

The Government is  providing the Astra-Zeneca COVID-19 vaccination to GP clinics.  This page is to help provide information for our patients in Mt Gravatt and others in the local community. reading this  information will help you make your decision  about vaccination and lead to answers for many of the questions you might have.

When will I receive the vaccine?

We are now vaccinating patients (both existing and new) under the Phase 1B and 2A eligibility criteria.

Factors such as your age, occupation, and risk level determine when you will receive the vaccine. Watch the video on the right to learn more about the priority groups for the vaccine.

You can check where you fit using the Government’s Eligibility checker here Vaccines Eligibility Checker (healthdirect.gov.au).

To find out  more about eligible medical conditions or whether you are at high risk of developing serious illness from COVID-19 visit here: www.health.gov.au/news/health-alerts/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-health-alert/advice-for-people-at-risk-of-coronavirus-covid-19.

Access the Government COVID Vaccine Eligibility checker

You need to read about the vaccine  before attending for your Coronavirus vaccination appointment in Mt Gravatt.

It’s easy to be confused by the vast amount of information available. Australia has the  great  good fortune to have avoided the devastating effects of COVID-19 seen in most other parts of the world. It is  easy not to appreciate the suffering other people have gone through – either themselves or watching their loved ones fall ill.

Whatever the  side effects from the COVID-19 vaccines it is important to balance these properly against the risks of the disease. read the links to the resources on this page for more information.

What  common reactions or side effects can I expect?

Click on the image above to access the full TGA consumer information.

Serious Blood Clots and thrombosis

I have heard about possible allergies. What non-active ingredients are included n the Astra Zeneca vaccine ?

  • L-Histidine (an amino acid).
  • L-Histidine hydrochloride monohydrate (an amino acid).
  • Magnesium chloride hexahydrate (supports many activities inside cells).
  • Polysorbate 80 (a stabiliser).
  • Ethanol.
  • Sucrose.
  • Sodium chloride.
  • Disodium edetate dihydrate (EDTA, a binding agent)
  • Water for injection.
  • No preservatives are used:

(AstraZeneca, 2021)

None of the vaccine ingredients are of human or animal origin and there are no food, latex or gelatin in the COVID-19 vaccines that are currently available. If individuals have had an allergic reaction to other vaccines in the past, it does not mean that they will also be allergic to the COVID-19 vaccines (Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy [ASCIA], 2021).

Government COVID-19 vaccination information

You are  able to access the latest Australian Government information on COVID-19 vaccines and the vaccine roll-out via the Department of Health (DoH) COVID-19 vaccine website. The are frequent updates to this is website as the situation evolves.

Current guidance includes:

Putting the  risks of vaccination and the disease  into perspective. Here are some useful publications to help you weight up the  risks and benefits of vaccination:

Pregnancy and Breastfeeding (updated 10 June 2022)

Older people

People with Disability

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

What proof do I need that I am eligible?

In some situation, patients will need to provide proof of their eligibility in order to receive the first vaccination.

Image sourced  6.3.2021 –  ” Phase 1B COVID-19  Vaccine Roll-out through Primary Care Providers”

Download and complete the Stat Dec here : https://www.health.gov.au/sites/default/files/documents/2021/03/covid-19-vaccination-eligibility-declaration-form.pdf

How do I get proof of my immunisation history after receiving my vaccination?

  1. Make sure that your details with Medicare are up to date, link your Medicare online account through MyGov account
  2. Doing this will enable you to access your immunisation history statement after your vaccinations. Australian Immunisation Register – How to get an immunisation history statement – Services Australia.

Where do I access Australian Government COVID-19 vaccine information in Auslan or my language?

The Department of Health Coronavirus COVID-19 website can be translated in 63 languages by clicking the button. See the picture below:

Leaflets in your languages can be read and printed to share at:

https://www.health.gov.au/initiatives-and-programs/covid-19-vaccines/covid-19-vaccine-information-in-your-language

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