A spacious new COVID-19 vaccination hub has opened in the Nicholas Street Precinct after a collaboration between Ipswich City Council and West Moreton Health.
The new hub is set is open on the ground floor of the Venue Building (formerly Harvey Norman and recently Dimmeys) from Tuesday, 20 July for a period of five months. The entrance is adjacent Terry White Chemist.
Ipswich Mayor Teresa Harding said council is committed to supporting the vaccine rollout.
“Our wonderful doctors, nurses, pharmacists and others across Ipswich are making the vaccination program accessible to the community,” Mayor Harding said.
“It is our priority to support our healthcare workers with more hubs closer to Ipswich residents.
“Given the precinct’s excellent transport links and significantly sized undercover car park, this is a perfect location for residents and ratepayers to come and get your vaccine, do some shopping or visit the library at the same time.”
The community vaccination hub is operating by appointment only at this stage for the general public.
To register your interest, visit www.health.qld.gov.au/vaccinebookings
Operating hours are Monday 8am to 5.30pm, Tuesday 8am to 7pm, Wednesday 8am to 5.30pm, Thursday 8am to 7pm, Friday 8am to 7pm, Saturday 8am until 4pm, Sunday closed.
The community vaccination hub is a short walk from the Ipswich Railway Station, the Bell Street Bus Terminal and the Nicholas Street Precinct carpark which can be accessed from Bremer Street with up to 3 hours free parking during working hours Monday to Friday.
The carpark is also free after 5pm Monday to Friday and all day Saturday and Sunday.