Japanese Encephalitis Vaccination Clinic
Published on 16 March 2023
Yarriambiack Shire local government area has been identified as a high risk area for Japanese Encephalitis (JE) and Murray Valley Encephalitis (MVE), viral diseases spread through mosquitos. In response to this, Yarriambiack Shire are offering free vaccination again Japanese Encephalitis for eligible community members.
Vaccination against JE is now available for anyone aged nine months and older who work or reside in the Yarriambiack Shire and spend time outdoors for work, recreational, education or other essential activities, placing them at increased risk of exposure to mosquitos.
The following public immunisation sessions will be available at the Yarriambiack Shire office, 34 Lyle Street, Warracknabeal:
Wednesday 22nd March, 9am – 1pm
Tuesday 28th March, 9am – 1pm
Wednesday 5th April, 9am – 1pm
To book a vaccination appointment, please contact the Shire office (Warracknabeal) either in person or by calling 5398 0100.