COVID-19 vaccinations

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COVID-19 vaccinations

Page last updated at 9am 5 May 2022

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The COVID-19 vaccination program continues in the Brisbane South PHN region. Everyone 5 years and over can book an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccine. To learn more about the vaccine rollout, COVID-19 vaccines and getting vaccinated by searching the Vaccine Clinic Finder and visit the Department of Health COVID-19 vaccine websites.

ATAGI Clinical Guidance   

The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) provides clinical guidance on COVID-19 vaccine in Australia for immunisation providers and program staff.

Metro South and Commonwealth vaccination hubs

Vaccination hubs are open across the region and accept walk-ins for people seeking their first, second or booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

View Metro South Vaccination hubs

Alternatively, locate a vaccination hub at Queensland Health vaccine hub finder 

Clinic locations and contact details

Please note, opening hours for Commonwealth vaccination clinics across the region vary over holiday periods, to those listed in the map below:

Click here to make an online booking.

Community pharmacies

Concessional Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs) and COVID-19 vaccine can be obtained through participating community pharmacies.

Locate vaccinating pharmacy

Vaccinations for homebound people

Many at-risk people may be housebound or have other obstacles or health conditions that prevent them from attending a vaccination hub, clinic or pharmacy. Service providers who have not been able to arrange vaccination for this group of clients can complete the online referral form to request support, including in-home appointments, to ensure priority people get access to the vaccine and are protected against COVID-19.

COVID-19 vaccine adverse events and reporting

Find out more about common and uncommon adverse events on the Australian Department of Health website.

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) and state and territory governments monitor COVID-19 vaccine safety. Adverse Events Following Immunisation (AEFI) must be reported for the COVID-19 Vaccination Program. General Practitioners, other healthcare workers and consumers can report an AEFI using the PDF form. Email the completed AEFI form to  COVID_AEFI@health.qld.gov.au

Practices using the following practice software can complete an AEFI directly though their practice software and submit it to Queensland Health (via Medical Objects).

Please click the links below for instructions on how to install the relevant templates.

For medical director users

For best practice users

Post COVID-19 vaccination suspected anaphylaxis reporting form

The Queensland Vaccine Command Centre (VCC) has developed this form to assist Public Health Units (PHU) to capture details on anaphylaxis following COVID-19 vaccine administration. This form is in addition to the AEFI form and should be completed by a health professional and submitted to the local PHU.

MBS items relevant to COVID-19 vaccination

MBS items are available to enable GPs and suitably qualified health professionals to assess patients for their suitability to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.

Cold chain management 

COVID-19 vaccines are stored in a purpose built vaccine fridge, between +2°C and +8°C, and follow the National Vaccine Storage Guidelines (Strive for 5).

Learn how to properly store, transport and handle the different COVID-19 vaccines available in Australia.

If you have experienced a cold chain breach, contact the Vaccine Operations Centre on 1800 318 208.

Resources

Answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about COVID-19 vaccines. These links below are updated frequently.