The Victorian Pride Centre is working with a variety of respected organisations, including Star Health, to promote vaccinations to LGBTIQ+ communities through a pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic from Monday 18 October to Sunday 24 October. The Fab Jab drive is focused on providing safe and welcoming spaces for LGBTIQ+ communities in which to get vaccinated.
A range of LGBTIQ+ organisations across the state are taking part in this initiative as ambassadors, including – Vincent Care, Switchboard, JOY Media, Thorne Harbour Health, Niche, Your Community Health, Drummond Street Services, and Transgender Victoria.
The pop-up clinic at the Centre on Fitzroy Street, St. Kilda, will be focused on offering vaccination services to members of LGBTIQ+ communities from a variety of backgrounds in a safe and inclusive environment. This vital service will be supported by Pride Centre volunteers, who will welcome and guide attendees through their visit.
Bookings are now available through Star Health by phone: (03) 8644 3311.
Walk-in appointments will also be available throughout the week (subject to availability).
Note that Pfizer vaccine eligibility is now extended to people aged above 60.
Clinic opening hours:
Monday to Wednesday – 9am to 5pm
Thursday & Friday – 12pm to 8pm
Saturday & Sunday – 10am to 6pm
79-81 Fitzroy St, St Kilda VIC 3182 (Please Enter via Jackson Street)
If you have any questions about getting the vaccine, please consult your GP.
The #FabJab campaign kicks off with Rainbow Vaccination Week – for all you need to know about Stepping Up to Stepping Out https://joy.org.au/fabjab/
More information about StarHealth is available on their website.