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Immunisation Immunisation

Council no longer conducts baby or school-based immunisation clinics.

If you require vaccination history, you will need to contact your GP.

Ozcare in Hervey Bay have taken over the School Immunisation Program.

Childhood immunisation bookings will still be managed by Department of Health Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service (WBHHS) and the Community Health Centres in Hervey Bay (on Thursdays) and Maryborough (on Wednesdays). Bookings can be made direct by phoning 4122 8733.

School-based immunisation programs

Queensland secondary school students are offered free immunisations at their school through the School Immunisation Program.

Coordinated by Queensland Health, the following immunisations are provided for:

  • Year 7 students - Diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis (dTpa) and Gardasil 9 (HPV) with catch ups available in Year 8
  • Year 10 students - MenACWY (Meningococcal) with catch ups available in Year 11

Ozcare in Hervey Bay are responsible for the School Immunisation Program.

Consent forms and information about the vaccines are available on the Queensland Government website.