Pfizer Vaccines

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. 

 
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​Who can access the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine? 

Initially the Pfizer vaccine will be available to:

  1. Patients aged 16 years - 39 years who are eligible under phase 1b who hold a valid Medicare card; 

  2. Patients aged 40 - 59 years who hold a valid Medicare card, and

  3. Pregnant women.

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

  • Pregnant woman

 

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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