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COVID-19 Information

2021-08-10 15:30:51

This webpage offers local information about coronavirus (COVID-19) affecting our North West QLD communities. We thank you for your understanding and support to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

COVID-19 Vaccination Information

How to book an appointment

The COVID-19 vaccination hub at the Mount Isa Civic Centre is open for walk-ins and bookings.

You can walk-in for your vaccination without an appointment. Simply head to the Civic Centre at 23 West Street.

Alternatively, you can call the North West HHS COVID vaccination hotline on 1800 551 552 to book an appointment.

Please remember to be patient and respectful of the clinic staff. They are working hard to ensure each of you walking through the door is taken care of.

Operating hours

Mount Isa Vaccination Clinic

Monday, Tuesday, Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm
Wednesday 11:00am to 4:00pm
Thursday 1.30pm to 8.00pm
Saturday 9:00am to 2:00pm
Sunday Closed

Please note: Opening hours may be updated based on changing circumstances

Additional Information

For more information on COVID-19 vaccinations, please visit the Queensland Health COVID-19 Vaccine Information site.

Vaccine Clinics throughout the North West region

Find out more

North West Hospital and Health Service are offering COVID-19 vaccine clinics at towns throughout the North West. For bookings and for more information, please phone the booking office on 1800 551 552.

Locality

Organisation

Clinic Location

Hours

Fifth Clinic

Sixth Clinic

Doomadgee

NWHHS

Doomadgee Hospital

 

20 Sept - 22 Sept

18 Oct to 20 Oct

Normanton

NWHHS

Normanton Shire Hall

 

22 Sept - 24 Sept

20 Oct to 22 Oct

Mornington Island

NWHHS

Mornington Island Hospital

 

27 Sept - 29 Sept

25 Oct to 27 Oct

Julia Creek

NWHHS

Julia Creek Multi-Purpose Health Centre

 

13 Sept to 15 Sept

5 Oct to 7 Oct

Camooweal

NWHHS, RFDS

Camooweal Primary Health Centre

 

5 Oct

2 Nov

McKinlay

NWHHS

McKinlay Bush Nursing Clinic

 

16 Sept

8 Oct

Burketown

NWHHS, RFDS

Burketown Primary Health Centre

 

6 Oct

3 Nov

Dajarra

NWHHS, RFDS

Dajarra Primary Health Centre

 

30 Sept

28 Oct

Urandangi

NWHHS, RFDS

Urandangi RFDS Clinic

 

28 Sept

26 Oct

Gregory Downs

NWHHS, RFDS

Gregory Downs RFDS Clinic  

13 Oct

10 Nov

Adels Grove

NWHHS, RFDS

Adels Grove RFDS Clinic  

21 Sept

16 Nov

When are you eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine?

Find out more

Use the COVID-19 vaccine eligibility checker to find out when you can receive a COVID-19 vaccine. This will tell you when you are eligible, and where you can go to book and receive the vaccine.

COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility Checker

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Testing

Find out more

Who can be tested?

If you have even just one of the COVID-19 symptoms, no matter how mild, you should be tested. Symptoms include fever, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, runny nose, fatigue, diarrhoea, vomiting or nausea and loss of smell and/or taste. More information about testing is available on the Queensland Health website.

Testing is free

You will not be charged out of pocket expenses if you present to any Queensland Health facility to be assessed for COVID-19 infection.

Testing Location

Mount Isa and North West Queensland residents and visitors can be tested for COVID-19 at the Mount Isa Hospital, 30 Camooweal Street, Mount Isa.

For a full list of testing locations, including private and drive through clinics please visit the Queensland Health COVID-19 Testing Page. Phone: 07 4744 4444.

What happens when I get tested?

For more information about testing for coronavirus (COVID-19) in Queensland, visit the Queensland Health Website.

Testing usually involves collecting a swab or swabs from the nose and throat. Staff collecting the swabs will be dressed in protective clothing during the process.

It may take 48-72 hours to get the results. Until people receive a result, they should self-isolate. For more information about self-isolation requirements, visit the Queensland Government website. If your condition worsens while awaiting test results, you should go to the emergency department of your nearest hospital. A member of North West Hospital and Health Service infection control team will telephone patients with test results.

Negative test results will be texted to your mobile phone.  All people who receive a positive test result will receive further instructions, based on their individual situation.

Please ensure we have your up-to-date phone number, preferably a mobile number. Calls to mobile phones from North West Hospital and Health Service will display as ‘No Caller ID’ and we are unable to leave your test results as a voice message.