Pharmacies across the Moreton Bay Region are rolling up their sleeves and joining the COVID vaccine rollout to support the national program.
At the time of publication almost 50 outlets were listed on the findapharmacy.com.au COVID vaccination list, which is growing by the day.
“I’m very encouraged by the growing number of community pharmacies now delivering the COVID vaccine,” State Health Minister and Member for Redcliffe Yvette D’Ath said.
“Already, we have 680 Queensland community pharmacies helping to protect Queenslanders against COVID, including nine on the Redcliffe Peninsula.
“We continue to rely on the Commonwealth for our vaccine supply and as more vaccines become available we hope to see more pharmacies come online.
“If you’re eligible, come forward for vaccination. People aged 16-59 can also register to get vaccinated on the Queensland Health website.
“Whether it’s through your GP, a community pharmacy or a vaccination hub, come forward to get vaccinated to protect yourself and your family.”
Kylie Flavel, manager at Woody Point Pharmacy on Oxley Ave, said she was “surprised by the uptake”.
In less than a week, the pharmacy had administered 225 vaccines – a mixture of first and second shots – and still had hundreds more available.
“I was a little hesitant at first when they said order all the vaccines you can,” said Mrs Flavell, “but I think for many people it is a matter of convenience.
“That age range, 18-59, has been waiting and is really ready to go and get vaccinated. They’re ready to do the right thing.
“I think demand will go up as more and more pharmacies get vaccines. At the moment we have done about five per cent of the Woody Point population - 95 per cent to go!
The pharmacy staff, all fully vaccinated, are doing walk-in and appointment vaccinations, taking members of the public through the entire pre and post-jab process.
Albany Creek Day and Night Chemist, 720 Albany Creek Rd
Albany Hills Pharmacy, 49 Old Northern Rd
Priceline Pharmacy, 700 Albany Creek Rd
Star Discount Chemist, Bribie Harbour Shopping Village, cnr Sunderland Dr and Endeavour Dr
Beachmere Discount Drug Store, 2 James Rd
Priceline Pharmacy, Kensington Village, Kensington Way
Good Price Pharmacy Warehouse, 249A Leitchs Rd, Brendale
Bongaree Pharmacy, 85 Welsby Pde
Bribie Community Pharmacy, 21 First Ave Bongaree
Priceline Pharmacy, Bribie Island Shopping Centre, 239-255 Goodwin Dr, Bellara
Infinity Pharmacy, Burpengary East Hub Convenience Centre, 115-117 Buckley Rd
Priceline Pharmacy, 7-9 Burpengary Rd,
Terry White Chemmart, Burpengary Plaza, cnr Station and Progress Rds
Amcal Plus Pharmacy, 287 King St
Chemist Discount Centre, 1 Ardrossan Road
Priceline Pharmacy, Central Lakes Shopping Centre 13 1, 21 Pettigrew St,
Direct Chemist Outlet, Woolworths Dakabin Centre, 1 Alma Rd
Dayboro Pharmacy, 1/1 McKenzie St
Amcal Day & Night Pharmacy, Market Square
Griffin Community Discount Pharmacy, 228 Brays Rd
Kallangur Chempro Compounding Chemist, 1420 Anzac Av
Kallangur Day & Night Chempro Chemist, 1387 Anzac Ave
Pharmasave, cnr Anzac Ave and Boardman Rd
Priceline Pharmacy, Kippa-Ring Shopping Centre, 284 Anzac Ave
Terry White Chemmart, Peninsula Fair Shopping Centre, 272 Anzac Ave
Terry White Chemmart, 270 Oxley Ave
Terry White Chemmart, Health Hub Morayfield, 19/31 Dickson Rd
Harding’s Pharmacy, Castle Hill Village, 272 Dohles Rocks Rd
Terry White Chemmart, Narangba Valley Shopping Centre, Young Rd
Priceline Pharmacy Westfield North Lakes, Anzac Ave
Terry White Chemmart, 6 North Lakes Dr
United Chemists, 71 Astley Pde
Amcal Compounding Pharmacy, 538 Oxley Ave
Terry White Chemists, Bluewater Sq, cnr Anzac Ave and Sutton St
Redcliffe Dolphins Discount Drug Store, 110 Ashmole Rd
Direct Chemist Outlet, 763 Deception Bay Rd
Good Price Pharmacy Warehouse, 433-439 Anzac Ave
Terry White Chemmart, 3/4 Mary Ring Dr
HealthSave Pharmacy Pebble Beach, 204-208 Bestmann Rd E
Amcal Scarborough Beach Pharmacy, 97 Landsborough Ave
Direct Chemist Outlet, 130-134 Gympie Road
Infinity Pharmacy, Strathpine Plaza, 444-451 Gympie Rd
Priceline Pharmacy, Strathpine Centre, 295 Gympie Rd
Infinity Pharmacy, 71-75 Archer St
Woody Point Pharmacy, 46 Oxley Ave
Woorim Surfside Pharmacy, 18-22 Jacana Ave