Mudgeeraba General Practice is pleased to advise that we are an approved vaccination provider for the COVID-19 vaccines. We are happy to help provide COVID-19 immunisation for our local area and wider community.
Checking for when you can receive your COVID-19 vaccine
To find out when you are eligible to receive the vaccine, visit https://covid-vaccine.healthdirect.gov.au/eligibility and complete the COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility Checker. This will tell you which phase of the rollout you are in.
Vaccine Eligibility Declaration Form – This form is to be used if a patient attends for an appointment at Phase 1b but is unable to provide proof of why they fulfil Phase 1b criteria.
Booking your COVID-19 vaccination appointment
When it is your turn to get vaccinated, you can call us on 07 5530 2822 to book your appointment to get your first dose of the vaccine.
You may wish to book online with us through our online booking software APPOINTUIT using the button below. NB. Ensure you select Next available with any practitioner and then Mudgeeraba General Practice – COVID Vaccination Clinic branch if you choose to book through APPOINTUIT.
Preparation required for your vaccine appointment
VERY IMPORTANT: If you do not currently attend Mudgeeraba General Practice then please download the New Patient Form on this page and complete it prior to coming in for your vaccination.
There are things you can do ahead of your COVID-19 vaccination to get ready.
- Make sure your Medicare details are correct.
- If you do not currently attend Mudgeeraba General Practice then please contact your usual GP to get the reception staff to print off a copy of your Health Summary and bring that along to your first appointment with us. Alternatively, you can also print this information off your MyHealth Record. A Health Summary will list your allergies, medications, immunisations and medical history.
- Read the AstraZeneca vaccine information https://www.themgp.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/covid-19-vaccination-information-on-covid-19-astrazeneca-vaccine_2.pdf
- Read the patient factsheet developed by the Australian Government Department of Health: https://www.health.gov.au/resources/publications/covid-19-vaccination-preparing-for-covid-19-vaccination
If you have had another vaccine in the 14 days before your COVID-19 vaccine appointment, please let us know as we will need to reschedule your appointment.
Please do not come to your vaccination appointment:
- if you are feeling unwell with fever, cough, runny nose or other symptoms that could be from COVID-19
- if you are waiting for COVID-19 test results, or have tested positive for COVID-19
- if you are a close contact of someone with COVID-19, or
- if you are in quarantine.
Following your COVID-19 vaccination appointment
Common Side Effects
- Injection site tenderness, pain, warmth and itch
- Fatigue / Malaise
- Muscle /Joint pain
- Fever or chills
Most side effects settle within a few days. In the event of a significant side effect or adverse reaction, that should be reported to the Qld Health Department. The appropriate form to complete can be found here National Adverse Events Following Immunisation (AEFI) reporting form https://www.tga.gov.au/sites/default/files/national-adverse-events-following-immunisation-aefi-reporting-form-feb-2021.pdf and you can submit it online.
Your vaccine information is recorded to the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) and will be available to you on My Health record, Medicare account, My Gov account or Express Plus Medicare mobile app within a day or two of your vaccination.