Accessing the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at Double Bay Doctors
We will commence offering the Pfizer vaccine in dedicated COVID-19 vaccination clinics from early August.
If you are eligible for the Pfizer vaccine, you can join the Pfizer COVID-19 reservation list here.
Once you have joined the watilist, you will be contacted by secure SMS with a link to book your appointment when your vaccine has arrived. Please read further information below.
How to join the reservation list for a COVID-19 vaccine:
The video below takes you through the step-by-step process of joining the reservation list for your COVID-19 vaccine.
Who can access the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine?
Initially the Pfizer vaccine will be available to:
Patients aged 16 years - 39 years who are eligible under phase 1b who hold a valid Medicare card;
Patients aged 40 - 59 years who hold a valid Medicare card, and
If you are aged 16 years - 39 years and are eligible under phase 1b, or you are pregnant but are not a regular patient at Double Bay Doctors, you are required to bring documentation with you that proves your eligibility. This may include a health summary, letter from a specialist or letter from employer.
Please note that if you do not bring proof of your eligibility with you, we cannot guarantee that you will be able to receive a vaccination at that time.
Information on the Pfizer COVID 19 vaccine
For Australian Government information on the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, please click here.
Am I eligible to access the Pfizer vaccine under phase 1b?
If you are aged 16 to 39 years old you are eligible if you are a:
Quarantine and border worker
Aged and disability care worker
Disability care resident
Frontline healthcare worker
Other healthcare worker
Household contact of quarantine and border workers
Critical and high risk worker
Traveller with a travel exemption
Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people
Person with an underlying medical condition
For more information, use the Government Eligibility Checker, accessible here.
Non Medicare card holders
If you don't have Medicare, you can still access the COVID-19 vaccine free of charge. Non Medicare card holders are required to access the vaccine at a public vaccination site. The closest alternative is the Bondi Junction Respiratory clinic.
Where else can I access the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine?
You can access the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at a range of locations including those listed below.
St Vincent’s Hospital COVID-19 Vaccination Centre
RPA COVID-19 Vaccination Centre
Royal North Shore Hospital COVID-19 Vaccination Centre
After your Pfizer COVID 19 vaccine
For more information on what to expect after your Pfizer vaccine, please click here.
Patients aged 60 years and over
Please refer to information on how to access the AstraZeneca vaccine here.
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