Controlling preventable disease
Immunisation is one of the most effective and cost-efficient public health measures for the control of vaccine-preventable diseases.
Western NSW Local Health District Immunisation Service conducts and supports a variety of vaccination programs across Western NSW each year. These programs include:
- Early childhood and council clinics for children aged 0-5 years;
- Aboriginal Immunisation Program;
- School-based Adolescent Vaccination Program;
- Influenza and Pneumococcal Vaccination program for people 50 year old+ age group;
- Travel Medicine enquiries;
- Occupational health vaccine enquiries;
- Protecting newborn babies from whooping cough with the vaccination of pregnant women;
- Neonatal Hepatitis B Vaccination Program.
Programs are conducted in partnership with the Early Childhood Program, the Western NSW Primary Health Network, the education sector, Royal Flying Doctor Service, Aboriginal Health Services and local government.
Immunisation Services can be contacted by phoning 1300 066 055.