The Moruya Medical Centre is a training facility affiliated with Australian National University. We host medical students at varying times throughout the year. If you do not want the student to be present at your consult please let your doctor know.
Influenza & Coronavirus
NSW Health provides regular updates regarding Influenza & Coronavirus.
Please be aware vaccine supply is determined by NSW Health and we are currently receiving very limited supplies, however, as local production increases and more stock is made available to us, we will endeavour to run more vaccine clinics.
ATAGI advice on administering seasonal influenza vaccines in 2022
As international borders open, seasonal influenza virus may start to re-emerge and circulate in Australia
Influenza vaccination is recommended prior to international travel
If a person has had the 2021 influenza vaccine in late 2021 or early 2022, they should still have the 2022 influenza vaccine when it becomes available
Eligibility for free influenza vaccine
Free seasonal influenza vaccine is funded for the following groups at higher risk of complications from influenza:
all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 6 months and over
all children aged 6 months to less than 5 years of age (including Aboriginal and medically at risk)
all individuals aged 5 years and over with medical risk conditions, namely:
cardiac disease, including cyanotic congenital heart disease, coronary artery disease and congestive heart failure
chronic respiratory conditions, including suppurative lung disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and severe asthma requiring hospitalisation in the last 12 months
obesity where the BMI is ≥30kg/m2
other chronic illnesses requiring regular medical follow up or hospitalisation in the previous year, including diabetes mellitus, chronic metabolic diseases, chronic renal failure, and haemoglobinopathies
chronic neurological conditions that impact on respiratory function, including multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injuries, and seizure disorders
impaired immunity, including HIV, malignancy and chronic steroid use
children aged 6 months to 10 years on long term aspirin therapy
pregnant women (influenza vaccine can be given at any stage of pregnancy)
people aged 65 years and over (vaccine that is specifically designed to produce a higher immune response is available for this group).
As with all infectious diseases please wash your hands regularly, sneeze/cough into your elbow & if unwell remain at home.
For up to date information please click on the links below.
If you believe you have come into contact with either of these virus' please phone the surgery for more personalised assistance. We ask that all patients with any signs of respiratory infection wear a mask into the surgery, immediately use the provided handrub solution & where necessary remain isolated from other patients.
Save the Date to Vaccinate
New app helps parents to ‘save the date to vaccinate’
On-time vaccination is a child’s best protection against serious diseases. If children are not up to date with their vaccinations, it can also impact enrolment in child care and access to family assistance payments.
NSW Health has released an improved Save The Date To Vaccinate app. This free app helps parents and carers stay on top of their child’s immunisations by creating a personalised immunisation schedule and helpful reminder notifications for when their child’s vaccinations are due.
This app makes it easier to keep kids protected from serious preventable diseases, which also protects the broader community. In NSW, over 94% of children are fully immunised while 95% is necessary for sustained control of vaccine preventable diseases (known as ‘her immunity’).
The free Save The Date To Vaccinate app can be downloaded on Apple or Android devices here.
We encourage you to make your patients and networks aware of this vaccination reminder tool.
New app to help parents ‘save the date to vaccinate’
On-time vaccination is your child’s best protection against serious diseases. If children are not up to date with their vaccinations, it can also impact enrolment in child care and access to family assistance payments.
NSW Health has just released an improved Save The Date To Vaccinate app. This app helps you stay on top of your child’s immunisations and makes it easier for you to keep your child protected from serious preventable diseases.
Simply download the app, set up your child’s profiles and the app will create your family’s recommended immunisation schedules, along with handy reminders for when vaccines are due.
A childhood immunisation rate of 95% is necessary to control preventable diseases (known as ‘herd immunity’). While over 94% of children in NSW are fully immunised, over 105,000 babies are born in NSW every year so it’s really important that all parents know to vaccinate their children on time. By vaccinating, you’re protecting your child as well as people in the community who can’t be vaccinated themselves – including children with serious illnesses like cancer.
The free Save the Date to Vaccinate app can be downloaded on Apple or Android devices here.