COVID-19 vaccine information
Everyone 12 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 one the Health Department's website.
The three vaccines currently available to Victorian residents are;
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.
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
Larger community vaccination centres have been established in Kilsyth and Ringwood which are now available to eligible community members.
EACH Kilsyth: 115 Liverpool Road Kilsyth (Kilsyth Sports Centre). Book online
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.
The Australian Government aims to make COVID-19 vaccines available to as many people in Australia as possible in 2021, with Australia's COVID-19 vaccines being made available in phases. There will be limited doses of COVID-19 vaccines initially, so certain groups at highest risk of infection will get the first doses. There is no cost associated with the vaccine. For more information see Australia’s vaccine program.
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.