The Team at Wellbeing McLaren Vale are here to support you and look after your health needs through this challenging time. As the situation continues to change daily we will adapt and innovate to continue to provide the highest quality compassionate care to you and your family whilst ensuring the health and safety of our practice team.
If you are at Increased risk of Coronavirus with mild symptoms-
Please attend a Coronavirus Testing Clinic
If you are at Increased Risk of Coronavirus with severe symptoms such as Shortness of Breath-
Please attend Noarlunga or Flinders Medical Centre Emergency Departments
If you are not at Increased risk of Coronavirus but you have symptoms of Fever or Cold or Flu like symptoms-
Ring Wellbeing McLaren Vale on 8323 7533 and advise our staff when making an appointment. You will be asked to wait in your car. Ring when you arrive and you will be collected from your car and escorted to a specially set up isolation room to see your doctor. We will arrange for your account to be settled by phone after your consult.
Wellbeing McLaren Vale is participating in Phase 1b of the COVID-19 vaccination rollout. We will be receiving limited weekly supplies of the vaccine from April 1.
Eligible people are:
Adults 70 years of age and older
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people over the age of 55
Adults with an underlying medical condition, including those with a disability
Health care workers who were not covered by the Phase 1a vaccination program.
For further information on your eligibility go to the COVID 19 vaccine eligibility checker at https://covid-vaccine.healthdirect.gov.au/eligibility
The vaccine is given over two doses twelve weeks apart. The vaccine can’t be given within two weeks of receiving the influenza vaccine.
Please be patient. We predict that it will take several months to provide all of our eligible patients with the vaccine. However, we will get everyone vaccinated as quickly as our supply allows.
Appointments can be made by phoning us on 08 83237533