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Barwon Health Immunisation Service

Barwon Health Immunisation Service, working under contract for the City of Greater Geelong, provides immunisation services to all residents in the Greater Geelong region. The service provides all vaccines on the National Immunisation Program Schedule including infant, pre-schooler, secondary students and adult vaccines.

Book an immunisation appointment

Each month our nurses run immunisation clinics across Greater Geelong and the Golden Plains Shire. Bookings are required for all immunisation clinics. 

Book an appointment in one of our many clinics using the Victorian Department of Health Central Immunisation Record (CIRV) portal. Please note this is a new system from March 2023, if you have an account set up before March 2023 you will need to create a new account.

To book an appointment for yourself or your family, you will need to sign up to use the portal.

Before signing up, make sure you have:

- Email address
- Access to the email account
- Medicare card (if you have one)

Click here to access the immunisation booking online instructions.

How to make an online booking for childhood, adolescent and adult vaccines

  • Register for an account on the CIRV platform using Google Chrome (first time users only)
  • Select 'Greater Geelong City Council' or 'Golden Plains'
  • Select Venue for vaccines – Belmont, Corio or Ocean Grove for Geelong, or Bannockburn, Meredith or Smythesdale for Golden Plains.

Please ensure for COVID bookings you select – COVID BARWON HEALTH.

For best results open this booking link in google chrome.

If you have trouble booking online please call 03 4215 4444.

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 Golden Plains appointment sessions:

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Book an appointment via the centralised portal.

Vaccination timetable

Please note: Appointment-only sessions until further notice. No cash payments will be accepted at this time, please pay via card.

Location 

Immunisation hours

Barwon Health Vaccination Centre

1-17 Reynolds Road, Belmont

Park in the bowling/civic centre car park.  

Appointments only: Wednesday, Friday & Saturday

Please check the reminder SMS sent the day prior for the venue.

Korayn Birralee Family Centre

138-152 Purnell Road, Corio   

Appointments only: Wednesday 9.30am - 11.45am

Boorai Centre (behind Aquatic Centre)

4-50 Shell Rd, Ocean Grove

Appointments only: 2nd and 4th Friday of each month 9.30am -11.45am

Extra sessions have been added

Golden Plains Shire

Bannockburn, Meredith or Smythesale

Appointments only

View the flyer for the current timetable.

Updated January 2024

We request all visitors practise both social distancing and good personal hygiene, including regular hand washing and the use of hand hygiene solution, as you move through our facilities. Masks are required for everyone aged eight and above. We recommend you carry out a RAT and have a negative result before entering any Barwon Health building. 

Recommendations for expectant parents, family and friends

Influenza
The influenza vaccine is recommended and is free for every pregnancy and at any stage of your pregnancy. It is the best way to protect both you and your baby from influenza. Paid vaccines available for family and friends. 

Whooping Cough
Pregnant women are eligible for a free whooping cough (pertussis) vaccine.

The whooping cough vaccine is recommended between 20 and 32 weeks of every pregnancy (although it can be given up to the time of delivery). It is the best way to protect your baby against whooping cough.

All parents or guardians should be vaccinated before the baby is born if they have not received a pertussis-containing booster in the past 10 years. Paid whooping cough vaccines are available for partners/friends and family.

New babies

Please note babies are now due for their first vaccinations at 6 weeks of age. Please book an extended appointment (two consecutive timeslots) for your first visit.   If you require further information prior to this, please ask your maternal child health nurse at your next check-up, or call us on 4215 6963 with any questions.

School vaccination

The immunisation service visits all secondary schools in the Geelong region. If having an immunisation in a school setting is not appropriate, or if your adolescent is home-schooled, appointments can be made at one of our community centres. Information on the secondary school program can be found here

Immunisation histories

Children born after 2003 can obtain their history from the Australian Immunisation Register or the MyGov website. For anyone born prior to this, we ask you to check the MyGov website for the history first. If this is incomplete, email Barwon Health Immunisation Service This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your name, date of birth, Medicare number, telephone number and address where you lived when you last accessed the service and we will contact you. For your health and safety, we ask you to read the pre-immunisation-checklist prior to immunisation.

Workplace vaccination

Barwon Health Immunisation Service offers workplace flu vaccination programs. Our flexible team can visit on a day and time that suits your business best. Our trained staff will attend your business, any staff who miss out on the day can attend any of our sessions to receive their vaccines. The service charges by the vaccine. Call (03) 4215 6963 to discuss your needs, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Last Modified: Monday, 05 February 2024

Barwon Health Vaccination Centre

Ph: 03 4215 6963

1-17 Reynolds Road, Belmont

[email protected]