COVID-19 Vaccination Information
Bookings for COVID-19 vaccines are now open online. Please click here or head to the AMS Connect App to book an appointment, if you are eligible under Phase1B and over 60 years of age.
We would like to remind our patients that we have just under 10,000 active patients at Albemarle Medical Practice, with nearly 6000 of these patients eligible to receive the vaccine in phase 1B. At present we are still only receiving 50 doses per week from the Australian Government. Please expect wait times when attempting to book an appointment.
We encourage patients to BOOK ONLINE for the COVID-19 vaccine where possible, as our phone lines are extremely inundated at present.
From the end of March, Albemarle Medical Practice will be receiving stock of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine as part of Week 2, Phase 1B of the National COVID-19 Vaccine rollout.
The Australian Government is responsible for the delivery and supply of the vaccine and each week we will receive our allocated doses. Please keep in mind that at this time there is a shortage of vaccine availability and we are reliant on the Government as to when supply will increase. This means that even if you are eligible for vaccination in Phase 1B please expect some wait time in booking.
We are now taking online bookings for the COVID-19 vaccine. Please click here to make an appointment.
We kindly request that you continue to check our website and wait to be contacted for information as our phone lines and receptionists are currently under extreme pressure from the increased calls regarding COVID Vaccine information. We have provided some answers to Frequently Asked Questions below and will be continuously updating the website as changes and new information is released.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who is eligible to access the COVID-19 vaccine in Phase 1B?
People aged 60 years and over
How many doses of the vaccine do I need to have?
For the AstraZeneca vaccine, you will need to have 2 vaccines, spaced 12 weeks apart.
I don’t have a Medicare Card OR I’m not a regular patient of this practice.
To receive a COVID-19 at our practice you will need to have a Medicare Card Number. If you don't have one you are still eligible for a vaccine but will need to attend a GP-Led Respiratory clinic.
If you are not a regular patient of ours and you are finding the wait time too long you are able to attend the GP Respiratory Clinics.
Information of where GP Respiratory Clinics are located can be found via the Australian Governments Eligibility Criteria Checker.
If you are eligible for a COVID-19 Vaccine bookings for the Bondi Junction Respiratory Clinic can be made here
How can I prove that I've been vaccinated?
Your proof of vaccination can be accessed via Medicare online or via the Medicare app.
You can also ask us to print off a copy of your immunisation history statement.
Where can I access more information regarding the Covid-19 Vaccine?
Please head to the Department of Health Website for more information regarding the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.