Frequently Asked Questions

 

 

  • When am I eligible to be vaccinated in pharmacy

  • Approved pharmacies in WA, are able to provide the Moderna (spikevax) vaccine to eligible people aged 12 years and over.

     

  • How do I provide consent for my child to be vaccinated?

 

  • I'm in WA and  over 60, can I get a COVID-19 vaccination from my pharmacy?
    Moderna's Spikevax vaccines for eligible people aged 12 years and over are available instore. Please chat with our Pharmacists for details.

  • Can I get my second COVID-19 vaccination from my pharmacy?

    For people who have already been vaccinated with their first dose of the Vaxzevria (AstraZeneca) or the Spikevax (Moderna) COVID-19 vaccine, we encourage you to book your appointment for your second dose.​

  • Please note important information regarding timing intervals between vaccines:

  • The preferred minimum interval between the Flu vaccine or other vaccines and COVID-19 vaccine in 2021 is 14 days. This approach may reduce the likelihood of overlapping adverse events following immunisation. 

  • If you are planning to book in for your COVID-19 vaccine, please seek advice from your Pharmacist, GP or immunising health care professional about the most appropriate time to make your appointment, so the minimum interval of 14 days from your Flu vaccine can be observed.

     

  • How can I prepare for my appointment?

  • You can read the factsheet developed by the Australian Government Department of Health to prepare for your vaccination. 

    For further support, or alternatively chat with your Pharmacist or GP.

  • What about side effects?

       The checker is also available through the National Coronavirus Helpline - 1800 020 080, 24 hours a day.  

        If you think a COVID-19 vaccine has caused a side effect, you can  report it. Reports of suspected side effects help the TGA monitor

        COVID-19 vaccine safety.  Our pharmacy can report side effects to the TGA on your behalf, or you can report your side effects

        yourself. Visit the TGA website to find out how.  

 

  • Why do I need to wait 15 minutes after my vaccination?

    If a serious reaction to the COVID-19 vaccine occurs, it will usually occur within 15 minutes of being vaccinated . It is important for you to wait in the pharmacy for 15 minutes after being vaccinated so you can be observed for any serious reactions.

    Pharmacists who deliver vaccinations are trained in first aid and CPR and know how to respond to an anaphylactic reaction. In the unlikely event of a severe reaction, the Pharmacist and other pharmacy team members will act immediately to provide emergency assistance. 

     

  • What is Coronavirus and latest news affecting Australia?

  • Corona-viruses are a large family of viruses that cause respiratory infections. These can range from the common cold to more serious diseases. For more information, please click here.


  • For the latest information on the COVID-19 alerts for Australia, please see the Australian Government Department of Health website.
     

  • How do I cancel my appointment?

  • For cancellations or changes within 24 hours of your appointment:
    Please call the Cedric Street Pharmacy , and our team can help you rebook.  For cancellations or changes outside 24 hours of your appointment.Please you can either Call, visit or email us to cancel or reschedule.