We hold free immunisation clinics at on the third Monday of each month, from 9:30am to 10:30am at the Glenorchy Community Health Centre (external link), 404 - 408 Main Road, Glenorchy (corner of Barry Street and Main Road.
We provide vaccines to children and adults in line with the National Immunisation Program Schedule. Vaccines provided under the National Immunisation Program are free of charge.
Immunisation is a simple, safe and effective way of protecting children against several deadly diseases.
For more information on immunisation including what types of vaccines you or your family can receive please visit the Immunise Australia Program website (external link).
At our clinics we offer all of the childhood immunisations, school-based catch-up immunisations and immunisations for adults who are covered under the National Immunisation Program.
To find out what immunisations you or your family should receive, view the National Immunisation Program Schedule (external link).
Children must be with their parent or guardian to receive an immunisation.
View the upcoming clinic dates (PDF) for 2019.
As part of the National Immunisation Program, Glenorchy City Council officers attend high schools to give grade 7 students immunisations.
At the start of each school year we send out immunisation consent forms to parents/guardians of year 7 students. The consent forms need to be completed and signed by a parent/guardian and returned to school by the date printed on the consent form envelope.
At the moment a free meningococcal W vaccination program will be offered in Tasmania for older teens aged 15 to 19 years during school term three of 2019.
You can find more out about school immunisations on the Department of Health and Human Services (external link).
For any students that were not at school when we visited, we hold catch-up clinics. The clinics are held at the Council offices, 374 Main Road, Glenorchy.
View the dates and times (PDF) of the catch-up clinics.
You can buy the adult diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough and influenza vaccines by coming into our Council offices, or by booking and paying with a credit card over the phone on 03 6216 6800.
Vaccines must be purchased before you come to the clinic. Please bring your vaccine receipt to the clinic when you come.
Council does not give travel vaccinations.
- your child's records may be accessible from the Australian Childhood Immunisation Register (external link)
- for records relating to cervical cancer vaccination, from the National HPV Vaccination Program Register (external link)