Ozcare is providing free vaccinations for all Year 7 and Year 10 students, on Wednesday 3 March 2021 (Year 7 HPV1/dTpa), Wednesday 21 April 2021 (Year 10 Meningococcal ACWY) AND Wednesday 13 October 2021 (Year 7 HPV2 AND Year 10 catch up) as part of Queensland Health's annual School Immunisation Program. All Year 7 and Year 10 students are being offered free vaccinations as recommended on the National Immunisation Program to protect against vaccine preventable diseases. Year 7 students will be offered human papillomavirus (HPV) and diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis (whooping cough) vaccination. Year 10 students will be offered meningococcal ACWY vaccination.
The vaccinations will be conducted by a team of authorised registered nurses and/or a medical practitioner.
Parents, legal guardians or authorised persons are encouraged to ensure their children have breakfast on the morning of vaccination.
For more information about diseases, vaccines or School Immunisation Program, visit www.health.qld.gov.au/immunisation or call 13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84).