Vaccine

COVID-19

Please consider:

This is a hard time for everyone and we are with you. To ensure patients have safe access to medical care, whilst reducing exposure risk to other patients and healthcare workers, Beach Street Family Medicine has taken stringent measures to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic.

Appointments are available via Telehealth, as well as ‘in-person’ consultations at the clinic. Please be aware that Telehealth appointments aren't always conducted at the specific time you have booked so please ensure you have your phone available. 
 

Please note that facemasks are mandatory for entry into the premises.

All cosmetic procedures such as lip fillers, anti wrinkle injections and dermal fillers are subject to the current restrictions in place. For further information please call reception.

Book your Covid-19 Vaccine at BSFM!

Vaccinating

COVID-19 FAQ

  • Who is eligible for the Covid 19 Vaccine? 
    -As per Government guidelines, anyone aged 12 and over is eligible to receive their Covid-19 Vaccine. 
     

  • Can I have my booster shot at BSFM?
    - Anyone aged 18 years and over who had their second dose of a Covid-19 vaccine more than six (6) months ago is encouraged to get a Covid-19 booster 
     

  • Can I book an appointment to be vaccinated at Beach Street Family Medicine?
    -YES! You can book an appointment either by calling our reception on 9781 5177 or through our online booking system.
     

  • How many doses are needed and when?
    - The COVID-19 Vaccine is administered in two doses, delivered 3-6 weeks apart.
     

  • How long do I need to wait between my COVID-19 dose and my Flu shot?
    -The Australian Government has recommended a gap of at least TWO WEEKS between the Flu and COVID-19 vaccines. It does not matter which vaccine is given first.
     

  • How much does the COVID-19 vaccine cost?
    -The COVID-19 Vaccine is provided and administered at NO COST to all eligible Medicare Card holders. If you're not a Medicare card holder, please call your local GP-led respiratory clinic or a state/territory vaccination clinic.
     

  • For more information related to COVID19, visit the DHHS website.

Healthcare Workers

HELP PREVENT THE SPREAD OF COVID19:

  • We DO NOT test for COVID19 at Beach Street Family Medicine. Please go to your local authorised pop-up testing facility or authorised COVID19 test site. 
     

  • Do not attend the practice if you have fever, sore throat, runny nose, cough or any other symptoms of COVID19. Call reception for instruction on how to see your doctor. 
     

  • Please be kind to our staff and each other. We ask that you wear a mask at all times on the premises. Prior to entering the premises, a staff member will check your temperature. 
     

  • For more information related to COVID19, visit the DHHS website.