COVID-19 vaccine information

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Everyone 5 years and over can now book an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccine. Learn more about the vaccine rollout, COVID-19 vaccines and getting vaccinated by visiting the Health Department's website

The three vaccines currently available to Victorian residents are:

-AstraZeneca
-Pfizer
-Moderna

Your age, occupation and risk factors will be considered when the recommendation of which vaccine to receive is made through the below channels. Please consult with your General Practitioner if you have questions or concerns regarding your specific circumstances. 

COVID-19 Booster shots now available

Everyone who is 18 years and over are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 booster shot 3 months after their second dose of the vaccine. A booster dose will make sure the protection you got from the first two doses is even stronger and longer-lasting and can help prevent the spread of the virus. Bookings are now available for those who are eligible.

Children aged 5 years and over now eligible for COVID vaccine

As of the 10th of January, children aged 5 years and over can receive the COVID-19 vaccination. You can now go online and book in appointments. Vaccination of Children can help to reduce community transmission and help prevent the transmission of COVID-19 to those within our community who have a higher level of vulnerability.

Where to book your vaccine

Victoria has a number of sites and outreach models for its vaccine delivery which include high volume centres, hospital vaccination hubs, GPs, Pharmacies, outreach delivery services and community vaccination centres. The map linked below lists all services currently officering vaccination and the appropriate booking link. (Please note this appointment finder is not created or managed by Yarra Ranges but draws information from the Dept of Heath and other sources. As such we are not responsible for the accuracy of the information.)

Find an appointment near you

EACH Ringwood: 304A Maroondah Highway, Ringwood, access from Braeside Avenue (former Maroondah City Council civic offices), bookings via HotDoc or phone: 1300 097 151, open 8:30am – 4pm. 

For further information regarding EACH COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics please go the the EACH website

COVID-19 vaccine Information & FAQ’s

Australians are encouraged to rely on reputable sources of information to help make informed choices and stay up to date on the latest information about COVID-19 vaccines.

The vaccines being used in Australia are very effective. Getting a COVID-19 vaccination will prevent serious illness and loss of life due to COVID-19.

Vaccines are tested to ensure they are safe before they are approved for use. Before vaccines are made available in Australia, they need to pass strict Australian safety standards set by the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration. Find out more about the vaccines available in Australia and their approval.

With new vaccine developments every day, it’s normal to have questions or concerns, and possibly feel hesitant about getting a vaccine.

For the most up to date information about the vaccine rollout, eligibility criteria and to help people make informed decisions from trusted sources. please visit the links below:

For all COVID-19 vaccine enquiries, complete the enquiry form on the Department of Health website.

Alternatively, you can contact the National Coronavirus Hotline on 1800 020 080.

Yarra Ranges Council will update this page when more information, relevant to the Yarra Ranges community, becomes available.