COVID-19 RESOURCES



COVID-19 Vaccination Update 16 September 2021

Hamilton Medical Centre is a provider of the Vaxzevria (AstraZeneca) and Comirnaty (Pfizer) vaccines.

Vaxzevria bookings can be discussed by calling the practice on 4961 1713. Vaxzevria is approved for use in patients aged 18+. This service is for existing patients of the practice only. Please note that local pharmacies are providing this vaccine also, and may have appointments available much sooner than we can offer.

Comirnaty bookings can be made using our online booking service. Comirnaty is approved for use in patients aged 12+, however we are following Government guidelines which means only those aged between 12-59 are eligible. This service is for existing patients of the practice only. Please do not phone the practice regarding this service.

We have limited appointments available for these vaccines. We are a small practice and do not have the resources to run many dedicated vaccine clinics. Our patients still require normal primary health care services to be provided, and this will remain a priority for us.

We are experiencing a high volume of calls and have been for many months now. Please be kind to our staff and doctors, and remember we are all doing our best in these unprecedented times. Our aim is to help as many people as we can, but we will not tolerate abusive or aggressive behaviour.


COVID-19 Update 5 August 2021

Given the latest health advice for the Hunter region, we have made some changes to the entry requirements to Hamilton Medical Centre. Please take note of the following if you have a face to face appointment in the practice.
 
1. When you arrive for your appointment, please stay in your car and call us on 49611713. This will ensure we do not have too many people in the waiting room. Our staff will provide further instructions at this time.
 
2. Where possible, come alone to your appointment. Please ask family members to remain in the car.
 
3. Where possible, only 1 parent per child should attend.
 
4. When you are asked to enter the practice, please do so via the lift only, do not use the stairs.
 
5. Please check in using the QR code provided. If you do not have a smart phone, our staff can assist you with this.
 
6. Please wear a mask at all times while in the practice.
 
7. Please maintain strict social distancing, and use hand sanitizer frequently.
 
We thank you for understanding during this tough time.
 
If you need further advice regarding the lockdown or COVID-19, please see the infographic below.

COVID-19 Vaccination Announcement 25 March 2021

Click here.


COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility Checker & Booking System

Health Direct have created a COVID-19 vaccine eligibility checker. Click here to find out more.


COVID-19 Practice Policy – Information for Patients


NSW Health – Latest Updates


NSW Health self-isolation guidelines for people confirmed to have COVID-19 infection


COVID-19 Testing Options for Young Children


COVID-19 Testing Centres


Public Health Directions as at 7 December 2020


Guide – Community Transmission


Guide – Symptoms


Guide – When to Isolate


Guide – How to Isolate


Guide – Who to Call


Guide – If you are over 60


Guide – If you are over 70


Guide – Keep Yourself and Your Loved Ones Safe


Guide – Face Masks


Guide – Handwashing


Guide – Mental Health


Video – How to Wear a Mask



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