Vaccination Clinics and Staff Enquiries

Staff Enquiries

The purpose of the COVID-19 vaccination phone and email hotlines are to respond to enquiries related to the COVID-19 vaccination program.

The COVID-19 vaccination phone and email hotline:

  • Provides advice to employees and the members of the community relating to COVID-19 vaccination, including pre-vaccination queries.
  • Provides advice following adverse reaction following immunisation.
  • Manages general enquiries sent on email (response provided within 24 hours).
  • Redirects enquiries specific to other health services and employers to nominated contacts.

Email contact address: covidvaccination@wh.org.au  – external / community contact point

COVID Vaccination Hotline: 8345 0661 (0800 – 1630 – Monday to Friday)

For enquiries regarding COVID-19 vaccination certificates please call, 8345 50945 (0800 – 1630 – Monday to Friday)

The Victorian Department of Health also provides a hotline for questions relating to vaccination that may be utilised by employees and the general public:

Victorian COVID-19 Hotline: 1800 675 398, select option 1 for vaccine queries

Monitored email address for DHHS vaccine inquiries: COVIDvaccination@dhhs.vic.gov.au

For further information, click here to read the full COVID-19 Vaccination Hub Hotline and Email Quick Reference Guide (QRG).

COVID-19 third doses for Western Health Staff

Anyone over the age of 18 is eligible for a third dose 3 months after their second dose. Western Health staff are able to walk in at any of our vaccination hubs to receive their third dose or can make a priority appointment.

Third doses for staff are available at the following locations, 

  • Williamstown Hospital; Thursday 24 March from 9.30am – 3.30pm
  • Footscray Hospital; Friday 25 March from 9am – 3pm