Eli Waters Medical Centre

Book Your Vaccination Today

At Eli Waters Medical Centre on the Fraser Coast, we offer vaccinations to all residents across Hervey Bay Airport, Burrum Heads and Eli Waters. We can vaccinate patients against COVID-19, influenza and pneumonia. Please consult with our doctors to ensure that you are eligible to be vaccinated.

We are an approved COVID-19 Vaccination provider.

Influenza & Pneumococcal Vaccinations

Please book online or call our reception team on (07) 4128 4563 to arrange your vaccination today. We ask that you contact reception in advance if you are experiencing fever or flu-like symptoms like a runny nose or cough.

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Syringe — Health Specialists on Fraser Coast, QLD
Kid Getting her Vaccine — Health Specialists on Fraser Coast, QLD
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Childhood Immunisations

Since the introduction of immunisations, we have seen diseases that cause large numbers of children to die or develop physical or mental disabilities almost disappear. Children are immunised at 2, 4, 6, 12 & 18mths of age, then again at the age of 4 years. These immunisations cover 13 different infections.

Immunisations provide stimulus to the body, and this induces the child’s body to develop antibodies. The antibodies are like memory cells. These cells are stored in the child’s body and are recruited to fight a disease, should your child be exposed to that specific germ or illness.

The decision for parents to have their children immunised is a wise and good one; however, do come in and talk to our nurses or doctors if you have any reservations or to understand better why we immunise children.

Make an appointment for childhood immunisations today. Phone our staff on (07) 4128 4563 or book online.

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Why Get Vaccinated?

Vaccinations are a safe and effective way to protect yourself and your loved ones against harmful, contagious diseases. By becoming vaccinated, you are safeguarding the health of everyone around you, including future generations to come.

Before vaccinations were introduced and accepted by the general public, thousands of people, including children, were killed by diseases such as tetanus and whooping cough. We are now privileged enough to have outstanding healthcare systems in Australia that prevent and protect against such diseases.

Immunisation can limit the spread of disease within the community when enough people become vaccinated. The vaccine protects people at high risk of getting the disease, including those who aren’t vaccinated. Thus, even those too young or too ill to be vaccinated will not become infected. This process is commonly referred to as ‘herd immunity’ and plays a massive role in safeguarding entire communities.

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Vaccination Shot — Health Specialists on Fraser Coast, QLD
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Receiving Vaccine — Health Specialists on Fraser Coast, QLD
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Your Trusted Immunisation Providers

At Eli Waters Medical Centre, we take healthcare seriously. When you visit our clinics, we will attend to all your needs. You can feel confident knowing that you are in the hands of trusted medical professionals.

If you feel unsure about immunisation or would like us to reassure you of the process, please contact our friendly team. We understand that those who are unfamiliar with immunisations may require extra assistance and we are more than happy to oblige.

For quality occupational health services, vaccinations, minor surgical procedures, skin examinations, chronic disease management and more—call or book online today.

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Frequently Asked Questions

You should receive the flu shot once a year to protect yourself from influenza.
Babies usually receive their first vaccine at the age of 2 months. They will typically receive another vaccine dose at 4, 6, 12 and 18 months as well.
The flu vaccine is free for eligible people. These include children aged 6 months to less than 5 years, all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 6 months and over, pregnant women, people aged 6 months and over with certain medical conditions and people aged 65 and over.
Vaccines contain a weakened or inactive parts of an organism that once injected into the body, triggers an immune response. Your body then develops an antibody that improves your immune system. This means that the next time your body contracts a disease, it remembers how to fight it off.