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Did you know you can get free rapid antigen tests?
Do you know your risk of heart disease?
Over 30% of Australian adults have high blood pressure, and over 40% have high cholesterol. We recommend if you’re 45 and over, or 30 and over if you’re of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, that you speak to your GP about having a Heart Health Check.
Annual vaccination is the most important measure to prevent influenza and its complications. It is recommended for all people ≥6 months of age.
The Australian Technical Advisory Group (ATAGI) recommends all people aged 18 and over, who have not had either a Covid-19 vaccine or confirmed coronavirus case in the last six months, can receive their booster from the 20th February. Please read for more information.
Falls on the outstretched hand are common. A low impact fall on the hand in a young person without significant health conditions is unlikely to lead to any serious injury.
We are pleased to offer a new online Script Renewal & Re- Referral Request Service.
Grass pollen season brings an increase in asthma and hay fever. It also brings the chance of thunderstorm asthma. For people with asthma or hay fever, especially those who experience wheezing or coughing with their hay fever, thunderstorm asthma can be sudden, serious and even life threatening.
Glen Iris Medical Group currently has stock of Moderna bivalent vaccine available as a Covid -19 booster vaccine. Patients over 18 who have not had their 3rd dose are eligible, patients over 30 who have not had their 4th booster vaccine are eligible. This must be given 3 months or more since your last covid vaccination and/or 3 months or more since you were covid positive.