School Immunisation Program 2024
at Galen Catholic College

FOR ALL STUDENTS IN YEAR 7 & YEAR 10

Dear Parent/Guardian
The Rural City of Wangaratta Council has transitioned to the state-based Central Immunisation Records Victoria (CIRV) booking system for all our immunisation sessions.
Your consent to vaccinate can now be provided via the Department of Health’s Central Immunisation Records Victoria (CIRV).
To provide or update consent for your child to be immunised at school, you will need to create a CIRV account. Once you have an account with CIRV you can enter the session code number for Galen College
immunisation session (dates listed below).

IMPORTANT: PLEASE COMPLETE ONLINE CONSENT FOR EITHER ‘YES’ OR ‘NO’ BY FRIDAY 9TH FEBRUARY 2024 FOR ALL YEAR LEVELS.

The vaccines listed below will be administered on these dates:
Date                                    Vaccine                           Year Level
22nd February 2024        HPV                                  Year 7
(Thursday)                         (1 dose only)
                                            BTX
                                            (1 dose only)
27th June 2024                 Meningococcal               Year 10
(Thursday) ACWY             (1 dose only)
* HPV – Human Papillomavirus
* BTX – Adolescent Diphtheria, Tetanus & Pertussis [Whooping Cough]
* Meningococcal ACWY

ABSENTEES:

If your child is absent on the day of vaccinations, you can attend one of the monthly Public Immunisation Sessions held at the Wangaratta Children’s Services Centre.
Book online through Council’s website: Immunisations Rural City of Wangaratta.
Alternatively, you can have the vaccinations at your Doctor.
If you require any further information regarding the school immunisation program, please contact the immunisation team on 57220888 or by email: r.chambers@wangaratta.vic.gov.au
CIRV on-line consent by 9th February

Program dates for 2023 and 2024:  School Immunisation Program Feb 2023

Bookings can be made online here.