Open for immunisation


First time: Mornington Peninsula Shire’s immunisation co-ordinator Kathryn Anderson with Catherine Paulzen and baby William attending the shire’s first Somerville immunisation session in three years at the new Somerville Recreation Centre. Picture: Supplied

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire’s immunisation service has returned to Somerville with the first session in three years held at the new Somerville Recreation Centre, Wednesday 14 August.

The service is free with no bookings required and a range of session times are available across the peninsula.

Immunisations are available for infants and children aged up to 10, as well as for students in years 7-10 as part of the secondary school immunisation program. Those who have missed immunisations at school can attend any community immunisation session on the timetable which is available online.

Some of the Rye sessions have been changed to offer more venues, including the new sessions at Somerville.

The latest version of the timetable is at:

Those who accessed the immunisation service at Rye over the past six months will receive a printed copy of the timetable via post.

Details: Call the immunisation team 5950 1099 or email:

The seasonal flu vaccination is available for free for children aged six months to less than five years; all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged from six months and pregnant women during any stage of pregnancy.

Somerville Recreation Centre is at 14 Edward Street, Somerville.

First published in the Western Port News – 28 August 2019


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