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Hawke's Bay Community Vaccination Centres

Community Health Service, Community, COVID-19 Vaccination, Immunisation

Description

Te Whatu Ora Hawke’s Bay has a network of mobile vaccination clinics offering easy access to Influenza (Flu) and Covid-19 vaccinations. Find a mobile vaccination clinic here

All vaccination provided by the mobile vaccination service are free.

The flu jab is also free for those most at risk of severe illness. 

  • Māori and Pacific peoples aged 55 to 64 years
  • Everyone 65 years and older
  • People who have a long-term medical condition like diabetes, asthma or a heart condition (ages 6months+)
  • Pregnant women (any trimester)
  • Children 4 years old or younger who have been hospitalised with respiratory illness such as asthma

For full eligibility information see https://www.influenza.org.nz/eligibility/eligibity-criteria

If you are not eligible for a free influenza vaccine, you can still get one through your local pharmacy or GP for a small cost.

COVID-19 Vaccine: Boosters 

The Bivalent Pfizer vaccine has replaced the existing Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for boosters.
If you have had COVID-19 it's recommended you'll need to wait 6 months after testing positive before getting any booster. 

Booster update - 1 April 2023
From 1 April 2023, regardless of how many boosters you have had, you can get an additional booster if you are: 

  • Aged 30 and over
  • At higher risk of severe illness from COVID-19

Boosters are especially recommended for:

  • All people over 65 years old 
  • Māori and Pacific people aged 50 and over
  • People at risk of severe ilness if they get COVID-19
  • People living in aged residential care facilities

To get a booster: 

  • You must have had at least your first 2 COVID-19 vaccinations
  • It must have been at least 6 months since your last COVID-19 vaccine
  • It's recommended you wait at least 6 months if you have had a COVID-19 infection

Getting vaccinated at your General Practice (GP)

People can get their vaccinations from their local General Practice where they are enrolled. Please click here for a list of General Practices and their contact details. If you are not yet enrolled with a GP - you can find currently enrolling GPs here

 

Getting vaccinated at your local Community Pharmacy

People can also get vaccinated at their local Community Pharmacy. Please click here for a list of pharmacies that offer vaccinations.

These pharmacies have staff that are trained and authorised to give vaccines.

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Services Provided

Immunisation

Immunisation is the safest and most effective way to provide protection for you and your tamariki’s health. For more information view the NZ immunisation schedule.

  • Adult flu vaccine
  • Measles / Mumps / Rubella (MMR) vaccine
  • Child flu vaccine

Immunisation is the safest and most effective way to provide protection for you and your tamariki’s health. For more information view the NZ immunisation schedule.

COVID-19 Vaccination

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 Covid-19 vaccines can be administered before, after, or at the same time as other national schedule vaccines. When the Nuvaxovid vaccine is given at the same time as the Shingrix shingles vaccine or the Fluad Quad flu vaccine, there may be a chance of experiencing a stronger post-vaccination response and you should discuss this with your vaccinator.

  • Pfizer vaccine (12+ years)
  • Child Pfizer vaccine (5-11 years)
  • No appointment required
  • Walk in
  • Anyone currently eligible can access

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

Covid-19 vaccines can be administered before, after, or at the same time as other national schedule vaccines. When the Nuvaxovid vaccine is given at the same time as the Shingrix shingles vaccine or the Fluad Quad flu vaccine, there may be a chance of experiencing a stronger post-vaccination response and you should discuss this with your vaccinator.

Region

Hawkes Bay

Contact Details

This page was last updated at 2:39PM on January 8, 2024. This information is reviewed and edited by Hawke's Bay Community Vaccination Centres.