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WHCG Vax clinic booked out

WHCG Vax clinic booked out

WHCG Vaccination clinic slots snapped up quickly

Wimmera Health Care Groups Vaccination clinic today booked out all available slots within hours of the lines opening at 9 with many locals persisting with the busy phone lines.

WHCG is currently stocking both Pfizer and Astrazeneca with Eligible locals taking the opportunity to book in.

Hundreds of locals fitting the eligibility criteria for phase 1a, 1b and 2a are all entitled to a vaccination, allowing they can prove eligibility.

Those aged 40 and above are able to be vaccinated after the state government announced mid last week they were dropping the age limit.

Next on the list is allegedly essential workers of all ages.

Roxanne Tucker - Acting clinical improvement, risk and innovation director said there had been an overwhelming response locally.

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Miss Tucker said "There's been an overwhelming response to people ringing in and wanting to book an appointment for a covid vaccine, we'd like to thank everyone for their patience and understanding - for those of you who were unable to secure a booking, keep your eye out on the local media for updates and on our facebook page as to when the next clinics will be available".

Vaccinations will be undertaken in the Day Centre from Tuesday, whilst the community vaccination clinic is being readied.

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