RACF Influenza vaccination requirements by 30 May 2021
From 30 May 2021 everyone entering a residential aged care facility needs to be vaccinated against influenza, This applies to all staff, visitors, health practitioners, volunteers and contractors.
Influenza vaccination protects staff and provides an additional layer of protection for high-risk residents.
Both Government funded and private influenza vaccines are available to the community from BLUEWATER MEDICAL.
Please phone our reception on 07 47786444 to make your appointment.
If you have had or are wanting a COVID-19 Vaccination, please phone our reception 07 4778 6444 to verify the timing schedule between having COVID-19 vaccination and 2021 FLU vaccination.
The Your Doctor newsletter is now available for MAY 2021.
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May 2021 Newsletter
2021 FLU VACCINATION CLINICS here at Bluewater Medical Practice.
We have received the Over 65yr Govt Flu vaccines.
Please phone our reception 07 4778 6444 and make your appointment from Monday 19 April 2021
FLU Vaccination Clinics will be held on MONDAY and THURSDAY each week.
IMPORTANT: If you have had a COVID-19 Vaccination, please phone our reception 07 4778 6444 to verify the timing schedule between having COVID-19 vaccination and 2021 FLU vaccination.
Those patients eligible:
All adults aged over 65 years
Pregnant women at any stage of the pregnancy
ATSI aged over 15 years
ATSI Children aged over 6 months with medical conditions predisposing them to severe influenza
People 6 months and over with medical conditions such as severe asthma, lung or heart disease, low immunity or diabetes that can lead go complications from influenza
The 2021 Strains of Influenza:
an A/Victoria/2570/2019 (H1N1)pdm09-like virus
an A/Hong Kong/2671/2019 (H3N2)-like virus
a B/Washington/02/2019-like (B/Victoria lineage) virus
a B/Phuket/3073/2013-like (B/Yamagata lineage) virus
FRIDAY 19 March 2021
COMMENCING Monday 22 March 2021 - Bluewater Medical Practice is an approved vaccination provider for the COVID-19 vaccines in Phase 1-B, helping to provide COVID-19 immunisation for our local area and wider community.
When it is your turn to get vaccinated, you can call us on 07 4778 6444 to book your appointment OR you can also book on our website HOT DOC online bookings, to get your first dose of the vaccine.
To find out when you can receive the vaccine, visit: