Immunisation protects and saves lives
The number one way of preventing disease is to control it. Immunisation programs are the safest and most effective way of avoiding the spread of diseases in the workplace, businesses, communities, and schools. It is a simple way of protecting yourself and your family, and can save lives.
Immunisation works by triggering the immune system to fight against diseases. Vaccinations are the safest way of producing an immune response in the body without causing illness.
When you’ve come in contact with a virus, your immune system rapidly produces antibodies to destroy it. Click here for more information.
The Australian Government approved Immunisation Schedule is created to keep preventable disease from kids, teenagers, adults, and elderly. With the support of Eastern Health Authority, you can be a part of protecting and saving lives within the community.
Free Immunisation service to Constituent Council residents
Eastern Health Authority provides vaccines recommended for children and adults on the National Immunisation Program (NIP) at no cost to people with a current Medicare card. Seasonal Influenza "FLU" vaccines are available from April each year for a cost of $22, unless eligible to receive a government funded dose - see more information on eligibility here.
To book an appointment, click here.
EHA is funded to offer free immunisation services and the National Immunisation Program to residents within these council areas:
- City of Burnside
- Campbelltown City Council
- City of Norwood Payneham St Peters
- City of Prospect
- Town of Walkerville
Eastern Health Authority provides immunisation services throughout areas in Adelaide’s east and inner-north, including:
- Public clinics in the cities of Burnside, Campbelltown, Norwood Payneham & St Peters, Prospect, and Walkerville.
- The South Australian School Immunisation Program that delivers to 17 high schools. This includes catch-up appointments if your child is away from school on the day of our visit.
- Workplace Immunisation for businesses, public and government sectors including schools and childcare centres. This vaccination program covers influenza, hepatitis, diphtheria/tetanus/pertussis and other immunisations.
If you live outside the council areas you can attend the public clinics for a service fee. Eastern Health Authority can supply vaccines that fall outside the national schedule for a fee. To view a list of vaccines that are non-funded, please click here.
Immunisation clinic timetable
Do you know where your closest clinic is? To find your nearest clinic location and book in a time, please download the current 2020 EHA Immunisation Clinic Timetable and to view the NEW 2021 EHA Immunisation Clinic Timetable.
The National Immunisation Program (NIP) set up by the Commonwealth and State and Territory governments in 1997. It aims to increase national immunisation coverage and reduce the number of cases of diseases that are preventable by vaccination in Australia.
Annual Influenza "FLU" vaccination
EHA provides the seasonal Influenza vaccine from early April each year. To check eligibility for a free flu vaccination through the government’s Annual Funded Influenza Program click here or speak to one of our friendly staff when you arrive at clinic.
If you are pregnant, aged over 65, suffer from certain chronic conditions or are Aboriginal younger than 5 or older than 15, you may also be eligible for free flu vaccinations as part of the Annual Influenza Program.
School Immunisation Program
Children and adolescences need immunisation against many diseases. The School Immunisation Program protects them while their immune systems are still developing, and prevents them from getting diseases.
Eastern Health Authority (EHA) Workplace Immunisation Program protects your business and staff from the highly contagious respiratory illnesses caused by Influenza A and B.
Protecting staff and workers during the flu season is crucial for workplace and personal health and wellbeing.
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- Immunisation Consent - Download Forms here
- Clinic Timetable
- Book an appointment
- Public Clinics
- Childhood Immunisation Program
- Workplace Influenza Program
- School Program
- FEE Vaccines Available at EHA
- APHN Immunisation Community Engagement Project
- Assessment of Overseas Immunisation Records - New Arrivals
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