Vaccine Rollout Information

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Healthcare Worker Vaccination Clinics

State Vaccination Clinics – metro and country locations 
State Vaccination Clinics are available to general practice staff age under 50 years as part of Phase 1b to receive the Pfizer vaccination. Please refer to the Vaccine Eligibility Checker to confirm eligibility.

Metro: 
General practice staff can register and book a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination at the following locations using the Vaccinate WA website and the location’s postcode. To access Osborne Park Hospital from 8am to 4pm Saturday and Sunday call 0418 066 610 or 0418 474 368.
 

Date Royal Perth Hospital (postcode 6000) Perth Children’s Hospital (postcode 6009) Fiona Stanley Hospital (postcode 6150) Rockingham Hospital (postcode 6168) Perth Airport (postcode 6105) Peel Health Campus (postcode 6210)
Monday, May 10 12.20pm to 3.30pm 9am to 2.50pm 8.35am to 2.50pm 9am to 4pm 8.30am to 3pm N/A
Tuesday, May 11 3.10pm to 6.20pm 9am to 4pm 8.35am to 2.50pm 9am to 4pm 8.30am to 3pm 9am to 4pm
Wednesday, May 12 12.10pm 3.20pm N/A 8.35am to 2.50pm 9am to 4pm N/A 9am to 4pm
Thursday, May 13 12.10pm to 3.30pm N/A 8.35am to 2.50pm 9am to 4pm N/A 9am to 4pm
Friday, May 14 12.20pm to 3.30pm N/A 8.35am to 2.50pm 9am to 4pm N/A 9am to 4pm
Saturday, May 15 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Sunday, May 16 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A



AstraZeneca community clinics for adults 50 years and older
Claremont Showgrounds - Claremont, Tom Wilding Pavillion, Gate 8 Ashton Avenue & Kwinana Supa Centre, Kwinana, Tenancy 1 & 2 46 Meares Avenue

Country: 
General practice staff in regional areas will be able to register for and book a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination at WACHS COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics via VaccinateWA as bookings become available.  

UPDATE: People aged 50 years or older will not be able to book into one of these clinics for a Pfizer vaccination. People within this age group will have to be vaccinated with the AstraZeneca vaccine at a participating practice, GPRC or State Clinic.

  • The AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is now the recommended vaccine for people 50 years and older.
  • The AstraZeneca vaccine is considered safe and effective for this age group.
  • These changes were made to ensure the best use of the limited supply of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.
  • From Monday, 3 May anyone aged 50 years or over with a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine first dose appointment booking will have their appointment cancelled.
  • They will need to re-book for the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine via VaccinateWA.

People aged 50 years or older who have already received their first dose of Pfizer vaccine should still continue with their second dose appointment for the Pfizer vaccine.


 

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Vaccination rollout

This page aims to support GPs, general practice staff and other primary health care providers working on the frontline across Western Australia to support the COVID-19  Vaccination Strategy as part of the Australian COVID-19 vaccination policy. This page will be updated with the latest information as it becomes available. Last updated: Tuesday 11 May 2021.
 

Updated resources from the Department of Health


Updated Advice: AstraZeneca Vaccine

The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) has recommended new changes to the Australian COVID-19 Vaccine Program including a preference for the use of the Comirnaty (Pfizer) vaccine in adults aged under 50 years.  ATAGI has further recommended that:

  • The AstraZeneca vaccine should only be used in adults aged under 50 where the benefits clearly outweigh the risk for that individual and the person has made an informed decision based on an understanding of the risks and benefits.
  • People who have had the first dose of COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca without any serious adverse effects can be given the second dose, including adults under 50 years.



Further information can be found via the following:

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Latest WA Primary Health Alliance Immunisation Updates


 
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COVID-19 Vaccine FAQs

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Phase 1B COVID-19 Vaccine Roll-out through Primary Care Providers

Onboarding Pack - March 2021 Version 2
Onboarding Pack - Version Comparison List March 2021
Priority Groups for COVID-19 Vaccination Program: Phase 1B


Phase 1B COVID-19 Vaccine Roll-out Webinar recording - Presented by WA Primary Health Alliance - Thursday 11 March
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Phase 1B COVID-19 Vaccine Roll-out Webinar recording - Monday 22 March
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COVID-19 Vaccine: Provisional registrations

Following a thorough and independent review, the TGA has decided that the following vaccines meet the high safety, efficacy and quality standards required for use in Australia. Read more here regarding the Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd COVID-19 vaccine- COMIRNATY and AstraZeneca Pty Ltd COVID-19 Vaccine

Learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine approval process.

 
 

Residential Aged Care COVID-19 Immunisation

Please click here to view information on the Residential Aged Care COVID-19 response


Key Messages for COVID-19 Phase 1B Vaccination Rollout

Key messages for Phase 1b practice staff
Key messages for practices NOT participating in Phase 1b
Key messages for Publications and Spokespeople




COVID-19 Vaccine Provider Communication Kit

Provider Kit for General Practice
Vaccine - promote eligibility checker Social Media Tile
Book your vaccination appointment
We are a vaccine provider - General Practice banner
We are a vaccination provider
Preparing for your vaccine
Post vaccination concerns - contact
Indigenous - Social Media Tiles
COVIDSafe behaviours
Letter from Minister Hunt 17 March 2021


 

Useful COVID-19 Vaccine links

WA COVID-19 Vaccination Checklist
Australia’s COVID-19 Vaccine and Treatment Strategy
Advice on co-administration of flu vaccine and COVID-19 vaccine
Australia’s COVID-19 Vaccine National Roll-out Strategy
Australian COVID-19 Vaccination Policy
ATAGI preliminary advice on general principles to guide the prioritisation of target populations in a COVID-19 vaccination program in Australia
COVID-19 vaccines: Frequently asked questions- National Centre for immunisation Research and Surveillance
ATAGI advice on Influenza and COVID-19 vaccines
Health Professionals toolkit 
WA state health: Immunisation provider information
Australian Government Department of Health COVID-19 vaccination training program
COVID-19 vaccination - Advice for COVID-19 vaccine providers
WAVSS Information Sheet for Healthcare Providers
Medicare Support for COVID-19 Vaccinations - MBS COVID-19 Vaccine Suitability Assessment Service
COVID-19 vaccination decision guide for frail older people
TGA notice on Advertising COVID-19 vaccines to the Australian public
COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility Checker
COVID-19 vaccination decision guide for women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or planning pregnancy
COVID-19 Vaccination Consent form
COVID-19 Vaccination easy read resources
ASCIA Allergy and COVID-19 Vaccination guide
ATAGI Clinical Guidance on COVID-19 Vaccination in Australia
WA Supplementary information (module) for health professionals 
Vaccine Stock Form Poster
COVID-19 vaccine – General questions for vaccine providers
COVID-19 Vaccination Mythbuster Aboriginal factsheet
COVID-19 Vaccination Planning Implementing a vaccination clinic checklist
COVID-19 Vaccination for Non Participating Practices Factsheet
COVID-19 Checklist - Preparing Patients for Vaccination at a different location
COVID-19 Vaccine Patient Journey Editable Template
ATAGI – COVID-19 vaccination decision guide for people with immunocompromise
Information on weighing up risks and benefits of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccination
Information for Immunisation Providers on Thrombosis with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome (TTS) following COVID-19 vaccination
Patient information on AstraZeneca vaccine and thrombosis with thrombocytopenia syndrome 

 
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