Vaccination is the best defence against protecting yourself and others from infection this year. Your pharmacist can administer flu vaccine to everyone aged over 10.
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Please Note: Customers residing in Queensland aged 5 to 64 must book via the link below in order to access the free flu vaccination service offered by the Queensland Government. Use the search function to find your nearest Star Discount Chemist to make a booking.
It takes a community to provide immunity. Get a flu shot and not only protect yourself, but those more vulnerable such as infants and those with low immunity. Book your appointment today to get your vaccination by a qualified health professional in our private consultation rooms, at your local Star Discount Chemist.
Vaccinations are subject to Pharmacist and vaccine availability, age restrictions apply. Vaccinations available are quadrivalent. Vaccinations provided by an accredited and friendly pharmacist in our private consultation rooms at your local Star Discount Chemist. Quadrivalent Strain Vaccine. Influenza vaccines are free to people from high risk groups identified in the National Immunisation Program Schedule. People from high risk groups should seek advice from their medical practitioner. You will need to remain in the pharmacy for 15 minutes following the administration of your flu vaccination.
Annual vaccination offers effective protection against influenza. While it does not offer 100% protection, vaccination does decrease your chance of getting influenza and also reduces the severity of the symptoms if you do catch the virus. Getting vaccinated also protects those around you, including pregnant women, babies and young children, older people and people with certain chronic health conditions.1,2)
The flu shot does not protect against COVID‐19:
All COVID-19 vaccines can be co-administered (given on the same day) with an influenza vaccine. Studies show that co-administration of COVID-19 and influenza vaccines is safe and produces a good immune response.
No. You will still need to book either through our online booking system or in store once we advise that our vaccinations are available.
We will send an email directly to the email registered above with a link for you to complete a booking at the appropriate time for you - alternatively, with the knowledge that your local store now has vaccination available you can head in store.
We will advise you that your local store has vaccinations available and you can give them a call to either book or discuss their clinic times.
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