Immunisation

Change of Venue

The Community Immunisation Clinic to be held on Wednesday18 November 2019 at the Mitcham Community Centre from 5.30pm to 7pm will be held at the City of Mitcham Civic Centre, 131 Belair Road, Torrens Park (across the road from the Mitcham Community Centre).

Meningococcal ACWY

National Immunisation Program – Eligibility

Adolescents in Year 10 aged approximately 14 to 16 years through SA School-based Vaccination Program.

Adolescents 15 to 19 years of age who have not received the vaccine at school can receive it from their GP or other immunisation provider through an ongoing catch-up program.

Patients who do not meet NIP eligibility criteria and wish to be vaccinated can obtain the meningococcal ACWY vaccine (and also the meningococcal B vaccine) via private prescription (GPs only).

Flu Vaccinations

The Flu vaccine is now available through the Council's community immunisation clinics and is free if you are classified as 'high risk'.

To see if you are classified as 'high risk', click here

Members of the community who do not qualify for the free influenza vaccine can purchase it via credit or debit card at the community based immunisation clinics at a cost of $25.00 per dose.

Do I Need to Book

There is no need to book into the immunisation clinics, just arrive between the allocated times with your child's 'immunisation record book' and Medicare card. Please be aware that new babies need to arrive at least 15 minutes before closing time as vaccines may not be given.

What Do I Need to Bring

  • A copy of your child's previous school immunisation history
  • Your child's 'immunisation record book'
  • Medicare card

Clinic Locations and Times

2019 City of Mitcham Immunisation Calendar 

2020 City of Mitcham Immunisation Calendar (204 kb)

2019 City of Mitcham Immunisation Calendar

There are four regular public clinics within the Council area. These clinics are provided in accordance with the recommended vaccination schedule and the current National Health and Medical Research Council guidelines. Some vaccines are Government funded and are provided at no cost. However, other vaccines are provided on a cost recovery basis.

Location
Day
Time

Mitcham Community Centre 242 Belair Road, Lower Mitcham - Rooms 2 and 3

First Wednesday of Month
Third Wednesday of Month

11.30am to 1pm
5.30pm to 7pm

Blackwood Community Centre 4 Young Street, Blackwood

First Wednesday of Month
Third Wednesday of Month

5.30pm to 6.30pm
11.30am to 12.30pm

Blackwood Community Centre - Extreme and Catastrophic Fire Danger Warning

In the event of a Catastrophic and Extreme Fire Danger Warning being issued by the CFS, Council’s community immunisation clinic will not be held at the Blackwood Community Centre.

Vaccines Offered and Price List

Boostrix - Diphtheria, Tetanus, Whooping cough vaccine is available at the community clinics at a cost of $41.00 per dose - Credit card payment only accepted.

Price List*
To ensure availability of the vaccines listed below, payment is required at least five working days prior to attending a clinic. Payment can be made at the City of Mitcham Civic Centre, 131 Belair Road, Torrens Park.

Hepatitis A and B Full course = 3 doses

Adult $98.30 per dose
Child $62.00 per dose

Hepatitis B Full course = 3 doses

Adult $24.40 per dose
Child $14.00 per dose

Hepatitis A Full course = 2 doses

Adult $85.10 per dose
Child $54.20 per dose

Varicella (chicken pox) Full course = 1 dose (children), 2 doses (adults)

$69.00 per dose

Influenza Quadrivalent Vaccine

$25.00 per dose

* Prices subject to change

Current Children's Immunisation Schedule

For Australian children up to the age of seven, the Immunisation Calculator can be used to determine what vaccines are due and when based on the National Immunisation Program scheduled vaccines. If vaccine doses are delayed or missed, the calculator can assist by providing a 'catch-up' schedule for future vaccines.

Infants and Children

Birth

Hepatitis B

2 and 4 months

Diphtheria, Tetanus, Whooping Cough, Inactivated Poliomyelitis, Hib, Hepatitis B
Pneumococcal
Rota Virus
Meningococcal B

6 months

Diphtheria, Tetanus, Whooping Cough, Inactivated Poliomyelitis, Hib, Hepatitis B

12 months

Meningococcal ACWY
Measles, Mumps, Rubella
Pneumococcal
Meningococcal B

18 months

Act-Hib
Diphtheria, Tetanus, Whooping Cough
Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella (Chicken Pox)

4 years

Diphtheria, Tetanus, Whooping Cough, Inactivated Poliomyelitis

Secondary School Students

Year 8

Human Papilloma Virus
Diphtheria, Tetanus, Whooping Cough

Year 10

Meningococcal B and Meningococcal ACWY

Immunisation Useful Links

For further information or queries about the City of Mitcham's immunisation service please call 8372 8816.