To book for a COVID-19 vaccination in Alice Springs call 1800 570 688
In Congress serviced remote communities, ask at the clinic.
Congress has both vaccines available.
Congress clients aged 16 and over are eligible for the Pfizer vaccine.
This includes clients aged 50 and over, who can choose either the Pfizer or AstraZeneca vaccine.
Remember, you need to have two doses of the vaccine, several weeks apart. We will tell you when you need to come back or the second dose.
How to prepare for your COVID-19 vaccination
Please make sure your Medicare details are up to date. You can do this online or talk to your normal Congress clinic for help.
When you call about your vaccine, we will ask you some easy questions to see if you should talk to a doctor before you get the vaccine.
After you have an appointment booked, on the day of the appointment you should call us if:
- if you are feeling unwell with fever, cough, runny nose or other symptoms that could be from COVID-19
- if you are waiting for COVID-19 test results, or have tested positive for COVID-19 or,
- if you are a close contact of someone with COVID-19
We will tell you if it is ok to go to the appointment. If you are feeling unwell with fever, cough, runny nose or other symptoms that could be from COVID-19, you should make sure that you call the COVID-19 hotline to organise testing.