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.
Vaccines offered are:
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 information – www.australia.gov.au/varicella
) 13 to 14 years – 1 dose program
For more information – www.australia.gov.au/tetanus
Communicable Disease Control Branch (CDCB)
24hours 7 days a week
1300 232 272
08 1800 65809
Department of Health SA
www.health.sa.gov.au - Immunisation
Department of Health,
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.