Contact details

Phone: (04) 473 7248

Fax: (04) 473 4564

Email: reception@wadestownmedical.co.nz

Description

Covid Vaccination appointments available: weekday evenings and  Saturday mornings only.

Kia ora,

5:00pm to 7.00pm on weekdays at our Practice 104a Wadestown Road

9.30am to 1pm on Saturdays at the Presbyterian Church Hall, , by 58 Hanover Street (two blocks downhill from our surgery).  

You MUST have a booked appointment to receive your vaccines. You can ring ahead  to arrange to bring children  we have space to see extra children on  Saturdays only.

Please wear your mask, scan in, sanitise your hands and arrive just at the appointed time. "

Please do not contact our medical centre reception about this. Instead we have a dedicated COVID19 Vaccine Clinic team who you can contact with all your details to arrange both of your vaccines, their details are:

Email: covidvaccine@wadestownmedical.co.nz with your preferred weekday  evening/Saturday availability and [Provide your name and address and NHI number.] Or you can also text this info to 027 380 1236.

Thank you for your patience as we arrange vaccines for our community, we know these clinics have been highly anticipated so we intend to respond to all requests as soon as we are able to.

What to expect when you come for your COVID19 Vaccine appointment:

  • You must book an appointment in advance, no walk-ins will be accepted.
  • There is no charge for your vaccine.
  • Only those 12 years and over can have the vaccine.
  • You will need to wait here at least 20 minutes after having your vaccine.
  • You must be well on the day of your vaccine.
  • You may bring a support person if absolutely necessary but due to our small waiting area it is best if only those who have an appointment for a vaccine are here.
  • Please come on time for your appointment and do not miss your appointment so that your vaccine does not go to waste.
  • If you are unwell on the day or discover you cannot make your appointment you will need to call or email our COVID Vaccine team to reschedule. Give us as much warning as you can!
  • Please wear clothes that enable our vaccinators to easily access your upper arm. While you wait for your vaccine you can help us by removing your coat/outer layer(s) in preparation for your vaccine.
  • You will need to wait at least 2 weeks after any vaccine before you can have your COVID19 vaccines. Please let our COVID Vaccine team know if you have had a vaccine recently.
  • Please let us know if you have ever had any severe reaction to anything in the past eg. Throat swelling, anaphylaxis or severe rash. Or if you have any blood disorder, as we may have to monito your vaccine appointment differently.

Thanks,

The Team at Wadestown Medical

Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is an important step you can take to protect yourself, your kaumātua and whānau from the effects of the virus. For more information on the COVID-19 vaccines and eligibility visit Ministry of Health - COVID-19 vaccines

If you are getting a flu, MMR or other vaccine, it will affect timing of the COVID-19 vaccination. Please discuss with your health provider.

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