Free COVID-19 and Monkey Pox Vaccinations - 5, 14 and 16 December 2022

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In partnership with Your Community Health, we are running free COVID-19 and Monkey Pox (MPX) walk-in vaccinations at our Eltham site in December for staff, clients, and the general public.

Vaccines available:

  • Moderna Bivalent (Omicron specific vaccine)
  • Pfizer Adult
  • Pfizer Paediatric 5-11
  • Novavax
  • Jynneos (Monkey pox vaccine)

The only age group we cannot vaccinate at our pop-up clinic are children under 5 years old.

COVID-19 Vaccine information

Having safe and effective COVID-19 vaccinations is the best way we can protect our community against coronavirus and are recommended for everyone five years and older. COVID-19 vaccines help to prevent serious illness and death from COVID-19, and they are free for everyone in Australia.

For more information on the COVID-19 vaccines, eligibility and how many doses you should have, go to

Monkey Pox information

Monkeypox is a viral infection that spreads through close physical contact, including sex. Anyone can get the virus, but right now it’s largely affecting gay, bisexual or other men who have sex with men.

Symptoms vary but can include a rash, fever, chills, headache and muscle aches. The virus isn’t life threatening but it can be painful, with symptoms lasting for several weeks.

The vaccine provides excellent protection against monkeypox and vaccination sites throughout Melbourne/Naarm are now offering both first and second doses. Outsmart monkeypox and get your vaccination today.

Source: North Eastern Public Health Unit

  • An increased supply of MPX vaccines is now available in Victoria
  • Vaccination eligibility criteria has been expanded to allow more people to be vaccinated
  • First doses are available
  • Second doses are available for people who received their first dose more than 28 days ago

This process is confidential – clients can choose if to have their MPX vaccination details to be uploaded to their immunisation record, or not.

For detailed information about the infection and the vaccine – please see this fact sheet from the Victorian Government Department of Health

Details of our Vaccine Clinic:

When: Monday 5 December, 9:30am – 12:30pm 

Wednesday 14 December, 9:30am – 12:30pm

Friday 16 December, 9:30am – 12:30pm

Where: healthAbility, 917 Main Road, Eltham

Cost: No cost – completely free and people without a Medicare card are very welcome

Bookings: No bookings needed – just walk in

Always speak to your GP if you are uncertain about receiving any vaccinations

View the PDF version of our information sheet here

Map for vaccinations

You may also speak with our friendly reception team if you would like some help locating the vaccination rooms

Map for Vaccinations - Eltham December 2022

Other partner locations for walk-in vaccinations (find out more here)

Your Community Health Northcote
42 Separation Street, Northcote

  • Thursday 1 December: 4pm – 8pm
  • Saturday 3 December: 10am – 3pm
  • Sunday 4 December: 10am – 3pm
  • Thursday 8 December: 4pm – 8pm
  • Saturday 10 December: 10am – 3pm
  • Sunday 11 December: 10am – 3pm
  • Thursday 15 December: 4pm – 8pm
  • Saturday 17 December: 10am – 3pm
  • Sunday 18 December: 10am – 3pm
  • Thursday 22 December: 4pm -8pm

Your Community Health East Reservoir
125 Blake Street, Reservoir

  • Friday 2 December: 2:30pm – 4:30pm
  • Friday 9 December: 2:30 pm – 4:30m
  • Friday 16 December: 2:30pm – 4:30pm

Your Community Health Preston (PANCH)
300 Bell Street, Preston

  • Wednesday 7 December: 2:30pm – 4:30pm
  • Wednesday 14 December: 2:30pm – 4:30pm
  • Wednesday 21 December: 2:30pm – 4:30pm

Preston Market
30A The Centreway, Preston – pop-up clinic is opposite Rustic Bean café

  • Wed 23 November: 8:30am-1pm (MPX & COVID clinic)
  • Fri 25 November: 8:30am-1pm (MPX & COVID clinic)
  • Wed 30 November: 8:30am-1pm (MPX & COVID clinic)

Banyule Community Health

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