cohealth is providing free access to the Monkeypox (MPX) vaccine for eligible clients.
MPX is a viral infection that spreads by close or intimate skin-to-skin contact with someone who has MPX. MPX symptoms are usually mild and most people recover without treatment within a few weeks. However, some people may develop severe illness and require hospitalisation.
Two doses are required for optimal protection and can be given 28 days apart. The MPX vaccine takes approximately 14 days before it is effective.
You can get the MPX vaccine for free if you are:
If you meet the eligibility criteria above, you can get the MPX vaccine at cohealth West Melbourne. Walk-ins are welcome. You do not need an appointment.
You do not need a Medicare card to get the vaccine. You can get the vaccine anonymously – you do not need to share your personal details with us if you do not feel comfortable.
98 Abbotsford Street, West Melbourne
Thursdays from 12pm – 8pm
Saturdays from 10am – 5pm