Pfizer & AstraZeneca Vaccines are available at the Clinic

COVID-19 VACCINE

Please see information below about eligibility for the vaccines and then make an appointment either online or by phone.​

For Online Bookings, Please Select the appropriate item from the Drop-Down Menu to ensure the correct appointment is made. 

ONLINE BOOKINGS             PHONE BOOKINGS

** NB: IF YOU HAVE A HISTORY OF ANAPHYLAXIS TO ANYTHING (food, medications, etc), PLEASE DO NOT BOOK APPOINTMENT HERE. PLEASE BOOK FOR THE VACCINE AT A HOSPITAL OR GOVERNMENT CENTRE.  **

[A] Age 12 and above

(1) FIRST DOSE OF THE VACCINE

  • If this is your 1st dose, you can choose either Pfizer or AstraZeneca vaccine. 

  • There are certain medical reasons for which certain vaccines should not be taken - Please check below for these 'contraindications' to ensure you book for the right vaccine. 

  • If you are not sure, please see a doctor first at this clinic.


(2) SECOND DOSE OF THE VACCINE

  • You must have the same vaccine for the second dose that you had for the first dose. 

  • The only exceptions are if you had a major reaction to the first dose and have been adviced by a specialist doctor to have a different vaccine for the second dose.

  • Also, if you are pregnant or breast feeding, then you must have the Pfizer vaccine only regardless of which vaccine you had the first time.

  • The gap between two Pfizer doses is 3 to 6 weeks.

  • The gap between two AstraZeneca doses is 4 to 12 weeks.


(3) BOOSTER DOSE (3rd DOSE)

  • When making appointment online, please choose either "Covid Pfizer Vaccine 1" or "Covid Pfizer Vaccine 2" from the drop down menu

  • Those who are immunocompromised are recommended to have a 3rd dose to increase the effectiveness of the vaccine. Please see below (Note 1) for list of medical reasons.

  • Pfizer vaccine is preferred to AstraZeneca for this 3rd dose.

  • AstraZeneca can be used for the 3rd dose for individuals who have received AstraZeneca for their first 2 doses if there are no contraindications or precautions for use, or if a significant adverse reaction has occurred after a previous mRNA vaccine dose which contraindicates further doses of mRNA vaccine (e.g., anaphylaxis, myocarditis).

  • The recommended interval for the 3rd dose is 2 to 6 months after the 2nd dose of vaccine. 

  • A minimum interval of 4 weeks may be considered in exceptional circumstances (e.g., anticipated intensification of immunosuppression, outbreaks). 

  • People who have had a second dose more than 6 months ago should receive a 3rd dose whenever feasible.

 


IMPORTANT NOTES

(1) WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR 3RD DOSE

The following are examples of cases where its recommended to have this 3rd dose:

 

  • - Cancer of any type - currently 

  • - Organ Transplant - on immunosuppressive therapy

  • - Stem Cell Transplant recipients within 2yrs of the transplant (ask your specialist if its >2yr since the transplant)

  • - Immunosuppresive therapies - Prednisolone (Cortisone), Mychophenolate, Methotrexate, Leflunomide, Azathiprine, Mercaptopurine, Cyclophosphamide, Cyclosporin, Tacrolimus, and some others

  • - Biologic therapies

  • - Primary immunodeficiency conditions

  • - HIV - advanced or untreated

  • - Dialysis - haemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis

  • - If adviced by your specialist for any reason to have the 3rd dose

  • If you are not sure, please see your GP first


(2) WHO SHOULD NOT HAVE PFIZER VACCINE

  • Inflammatory cardiac illness e.g., myocarditis, pericarditis, endocarditis

  • Current acute rheumatic fever

  • People aged 12-29 years with dilated cardiomyopathy

  • Complex or severe congenital heart disease including single ventricle (Fontan)

  • Acute decompensated heart failure

  • Cardiac transplant recipients

  • Previous severe reaction to the Pfizer vaccine - eg Allergic reaction, Myocarditis, Pericarditis, etc

  • If advised by your specialist not to have this vaccine for any medical reason

  • If you have any doubts, please see your heart specialist (cardiologist) first.


(3) WHOM IT IS SAFE TO HAVE PFIZER VACCINE DESPITE HAVING A HEART CONDITION

  • coronary artery disease

  • myocardial infarction

  • stable heart failure

  • arrhythmias

  • rheumatic fever

  • rheumatic heart disease (RHD)

  • Kawasaki Disease

  • most congenital heart disease

  • people with implantable cardiac devices - eg Pacemakers

  • If you have any doubts, please see your heart specialist (cardiologist) first.


(4) WHO SHOULD NOT HAVE ASTRAZENECA VACCINE

  • Severe reaction to previous AstraZeneca vaccine or a component of it (as determined by a specialist)

  • Absolute contraindication to AstraZeneca vaccine (as determined by a specialist) - eg. TTE, CVST, HIT, Antiphospholipid Syndrome with thrombosis, Idiopathic splanchnic vein thrombosis

  • ​If advised by your specialist not to have this vaccine for any medical reason

  • Anyone who is pregnant or breast feeding

 


[B] Age <12

  • Currently children below 12 yrs are not eligible for any of the Covid Vaccines.

  • Please keep checking so that once a vaccine is available you may book your child for the vaccine.

[C] Pregnancy

  • All pregnant women are eligible for (and recommended to have) the Pfizer vaccine (unless there is any contraindication or other need for precaution) at any stage of the pregnancy. AstraZeneca is not recommended during pregnancy.

  • If you have already had the first dose of the AstraZeneca before you became pregnant, you are still eligible for and recommended to have the Pfizer vaccine.

  • Please book an appointment with a doctor first before making the appointment for the vaccine.

Getting Your Vaccine

at the Clinic

9336 8100

or

Online Appoinment

Please Select the appropriate item from the Drop-Down Menu to ensure you make the correct appointment.

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