COVID-19 vaccine clinic open in Forbes on Friday

Western NSW Local Health District is offering a walk-in COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Forbes today (Friday). File image.
Western NSW Local Health District is offering a walk-in COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Forbes today (Friday). File image.

The Western NSW Local Health District (WNSWLHD) will be running a pop up vaccination clinic in Forbes on Friday 11 June 2021.

The clinic will offer the AstraZeneca vaccine to all people aged 50 and over. The AstraZeneca vaccine requires a second shot 12 weeks after the first.

The Pfizer vaccine will be offered to:

  • People aged 40-49 years
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people between the ages of 16 and 49.

The Pfizer vaccine requires a second shot three weeks after the first.

The walk in clinic will be running from 10am to 4pm at the Youth Centre at 1 Battye Street, Forbes

No appointment is required. People attending must bring a form of personal identification and their Medicare card.

People who have had a test for COVID-19 must not attend the vaccination clinic until they have received a negative result.

Anyone who is unwell will not be able to receive a vaccine. There must be at least seven days between receiving any other vaccine, including the flu vaccine, and receiving a COVID-19 vaccination shot.