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COVID-19 Update

Having a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine is one way we can protect our community against coronavirus.

COVID-19 vaccines help to prevent serious illness and death from COVID-19, and they are free for everyone in Australia.

Caringbah Family Practice has the privilege and is pleased to advise that are are an approved vaccination provider for the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.

COVID-19 vaccinations are voluntary and free and we are now taking bookings for Patients 16-59 for Pfizer and ages over 18 for AstraZeneca.

When making your booking please ensure you advise of any other vaccinations you have had in the previous 7 days, this will help with your booking date and ensure its not cancelled on the day.

Please book online unless you do not have the access to a computer, in that case you can call 9525 6666 to book.

Check your own Eligibility

Visit the Government Health website here.

Preparing for you vaccination

Before your vaccination appointment, you should make sure your details are up to date with Medicare. If you don’t have a Medicare card, or are not eligible for Medicare, you can get your free vaccination at a Commonwealth Vaccination Clinic.

Please do not come to your appointment:

If you are feeling unwell with fever, cough, runny nose or other symptoms that could be COVID-19

If you are waiting for COVID-19 test results, have tested positive for COVID 19, are close contact of someone with COVID-19, or in quarantine

General Practice through a Global Pandemic

Caringbah Family Practice is taking the pandemic of COVID-19 very seriously and need your help and honesty to keep our staff and patients safe.We welcome our regular and new patients for appointments. Our Doctors are still committed to providing fantastic support and care to their patients during this challenging time.

We offer telehealth appointments for those patients with any respiratory issues or cold symptoms. If you are unsure please contact our practice to discuss.

You must still wear a mask. As per the Public Health order

We have set up our waiting room, Doctors rooms and other work areas to adhere to social distancing.

COVID-19 testing

We do not offer testing at this practice. Testing can be undertaken (without a referral) at the Sutherland hospital corona virus testing clinic 8am – 4pm, 7 days per week.

The testing criteria has been stipulated by the Department of Health and some patients may not meet that criteria.

For more information please call the Corona virus hotline on 1800 020 080.