The Council has 9 schools within the city that are visited each year to provide students with age appropriate vaccinations. The schools that are visited by the City of Charles Sturt are:
Three visits are undertaken to each school. A post-vaccination record card and a vaccine safety information leaflet is given to each child on the day of immunisation. For more information regarding the school program please contact the Immunisation section of Council on 8408 1111.
All Yr 8 students may receive vaccines for human papilloma virus (Gardisil), chicken pox (Varivax/Varilrix) and a booster dose of diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (whooping cough), (Boostrix).
For students that are absent on the day of immunisation, a follow up letter will be sent to parents/guardians notifying them of their child's absence and information of clinic dates and times will be provided. Parents/guardians are then able to attend one of the regular clinics days. Please refer to the clinic time table for days and times:
Please bring the students Medicare card to your preferred session time.
Parents/guardians are able to attend other local council immunisation clinic to receive a free catch-up dose that was missed at school. Please note that most GP providers may charge you for the consult and vaccine.