Sessions are held by the Devonport City Council to enable children to receive the recommended immunisations. Parents/guardians are asked to bring their Medicare Card with them to assist in getting immunisation details onto the National Childhood Immunisation Register.
Immunisation sessions will be held every fourth Tuesday at the East Devonport Recreation Centre, Caroline Street, East Devonport between 3pm and 4pm - no appointment necessary.
Dates are advertised in Council's page of the Friday Advocate Newspaper or by contacting Devonport City Council on 6424 0511. Below are the dates the clinic will be held in 2011/12.
National Immunisation Program (NIP) Schedule (0-4 years). Valid from February 2013
All details of childhood immunisations under 6 years of age are sent to the National Childhood Immunisation Register. If you have any queries regarding the register please phone 1800 653 809 (no charge) or visit the following website www.medicareaustralia.gov.au
Council also conducts school immunisation clinics annually with Hepatitis B, Varicella (chicken pox vaccine) and Gardasil (cervical cancer vaccine) offered in Grade 7, Adult Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertusis (Whooping Cough)in Grades 10.