Vaccine hub open Saturdays
More than 3000 people have been vaccinated at Shepparton’s vaccination hub since the first case of COVID-19 in the current outbreak was announced in the city last Friday.
Goulburn Valley Health chief executive Matt Sharp encouraged people to book in for a vaccination as soon as possible.
‘‘This is the only thing which is going to help us get on top of this whole pandemic,’’ he said.
Shepparton’s GV Health vaccination hub, located at the McIntosh Centre at the Shepparton Showgrounds is now open for vaccinations on Saturdays from 8 am to 4 pm and will stay open until 8 pm on Tuesdays.
Everyone aged 16 and over is now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccination.
As of Wednesday, anyone aged 16 to 59 can access the Pfizer vaccine, and those aged 18-59 can access AstraZeneca if they so choose. Those aged 60 and over are eligible for AstraZeneca.
In the next four weeks, there will be more than 830,000 appointments at more than 55 state-run centres operating in Victoria.
The hub is open for vaccinations from 9 am to 4 pm Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 9 am to 8 pm Tuesdays and on Saturdays from 8 am to 4 pm.
To book your appointment call,
1800 675 398, selecting options 1-1-4, or by visiting
Due to increased demand, wait times for bookings may be extended.
For more information on Victoria’s vaccination centres, visit