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Whyalla City Council runs a school program each year for year 8, 10, and 11 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 City Council will be delivering the Meningococcal B Vaccination Herd Study for school leavers in 2019. Students who were enrolled and attended a South Australian High School in 2018 (age 17-25 years) are eligible.

Thursday 4 April 2019 - Whyalla Public Library - 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Thursday 6 June 2019 - Whyalla Public Library - 2:00pm to 6:00pm

For any enquiries in regards to the study, please contact the Whyalla City Council Immunisation Coordinator on 8640 3444.

 

Vaccines offered:

For year 8, the following vaccines will be offered:

HPV (Gardisil) - 13 to 14 years – 2 dose program
Tetanus (Boostrix) - 13 to 14 years – 1 dose program

For year 10, the following vaccines will be offered:

Meningococcal B - 15 to 17 years – 2 dose program
Meningococcal ACWY - 15 to 17 years – 1 dose program

For year 11, the following vaccines will be offered:

Meningococcal B - 15 to 17 years – 2 dose program

 

For more information:

Australian Government Department of Health

National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance

HPV School Vaccination Program

SA Health - School Immunisation Program

Australian Immunisation Register

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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