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Whyalla City Council runs a school program each year for year 8 Students. All vaccines are administrated by registered Nurses. Electronic records are kept with Whyalla City Council (from 1999) and a copy of student record is sent home with the student for parents to keep.

 

Whyalla year 12 students 2017 (2017 school leavers) participating in the B part of it Meningococcal B Vaccine Herd Immunity Study will be able to receive their vaccines and throat swabs on the following dates in 2018

Tuesday 3 April 2018 - Whyalla Public Library - 1pm to 4pm
Tuesday 8 May 2018 - Mount Laura Homestead - 9am to 3pm

Any student/s who have moved to Whyalla in 2018 will need to call Whyalla City Council on 8640 3444 to arrange an appointment for the above scheduled dates. For further information please follow the link provided.
https://www.bpartofit.com.au

 

Vaccines offered are:

HPV (Gardisil) 3 dose program
The HPV vaccine is now available free in schools to males and females aged 12-13 years to protect against cancers and disease caused by the virus. In 2013 and 2014, males aged 14-15 years were able to access the vaccine program in school as part of a catch-up program.
For more information www.australia.gov.au/hpv

Chicken Pox (Varicella) 12 to 13 years – 1 dose program
For more informationwww.australia.gov.au

Tetanus (Boostrix ) 13 to 14 years – 1 dose program
For more informationwww.australia.gov.au

Other Sites:

Communicable Disease Control Branch (CDCB) 24hours 7 days a week
1300 232 272

Medicare Australia
08 1800 65809

Department of Health SA

www.health.sa.gov.au - Immunisation
Public Health,
Department of Health,
CitiCentre Building,
Level 1, 11 Hindmarsh Square,
Adelaide, South Australia 5000.

Telephone: (08) 8226 7107.
Facsimile: (08) 8226 7102 (International fax: 61 8 8226 7102).
Postal address: PO Box 6, Rundle Mall, SA 5000.

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