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9:00 AM to 9:00 PM.

Covid-19 vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Pfizer vaccine (12+ years)
  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • Make an appointment
  • Walk in

Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is an important step you can take to protect yourself, your kaumātua and whānau from the effects of the virus. For more information on the COVID-19 vaccines and eligibility visit Ministry of Health - COVID-19 vaccines

The majority of routine vaccinations can now be administered before, after, or at the same time as your COVID-19 vaccinations. The exception to this is the Zostavax (shingles) vaccine where a 7-day gap before or after receiving the Pfizer COVID-19 is advised. If you have any questions, please discuss with your healthcare provider.

Book My Vaccine | Ministry of Health NZ (covid19.health.nz)

Covid-19 pass

My Vaccine Pass - get in person

Our service can help you request and print a My Vaccine Pass for free. Bring your NHI number if you can when you visit. You do not need to have ID or an email address. You will be asked some personal details so you can be found in the system.

Covid-19 testing

Supervised Rapid Antigen Test for New Zealand Travel

This service is for people who are travelling within New Zealand and require evidence of a negative COVID-19 test result. The test must be done within the 72 hours prior to travel (preferably within 24 hours). See the Unite against COVID-19 website for more travel advice.

To get a supervised rapid antigen test for travel you must:

  • have no COVID-19 symptoms and
  • be unvaccinated over 12 years and 3 months of age, leaving Auckland
    OR unvaccinated domestic traveller over 12 years, travelling with a transport company that requires evidence of a negative test result.

If you have any COVID-19 symptoms or feel unwell you need to visit a COVID-19 testing site.

For more information about rapid antigen testing, view the Ministry of Health website.

Description

Pharmacists can help to support the health of your family; they can provide advice and treatment for common minor illnesses for all ages.

Pharmacists ensure that prescriptions are dispensed correctly and that the medicine and dose is appropriate for you, so that you receive the maximum benefits from your medicines. Your pharmacist will help you understand what your medicines are prescribed for, how to take them, possible side effects and how to store them.

All advice and treatment is conducted in a professional and confidential manner and most services are provided free of charge and do not generally require an appointment.

For safe disposal, please return any expired or unwanted medicines, or needles/lancets and syringes to your pharmacy.

We offer a Flu vaccination Service

We Offer Blood Pressure checks

Instore FREE hearing tests (self diagnostic )

We provide a passport photo service. No appointment is necessary. This is subject to staff availability.

We provide an ear piercing service for six year olds and over. Under sixteen year olds must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. No appointment is necessary. This is subject to staff availability.

Please don't hesitate to contact us directly if you have any questions.

Dispensary Manager

Sheng Kao

Hours

9:00 AM to 9:00 PM.

Mon – Wed9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Thu – Fri9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Sat9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sun10:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Normal hours will resume at COVID alert level 1

Public Holidays: Closed Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct). Open ANZAC Day (25 Apr).

Languages Spoken

English, Mandarin Chinese, Taiwanese, Korean, Arabic

Services Provided

Long-term conditions (LTC) service

This service is designed for people with long-term illnesses who may need support with their medicines. An assessment is used to identify the things that affect their ability to take…

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Emergency contraceptive pill (ECP)

Your pharmacists are trained to assess whether the ECP is appropriate for you. This is done in a confidential manner. The ECP works best if taken as soon as possible…

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Blister packs

This pharmacy can provide you with individually made blister packs of your medicines. These can be supplied weekly, fortnightly, or monthly depending on your needs. This type of packaging can…

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Incontinence products

Specialised wound care

Some wounds require extra attention and skill to manage. This pharmacy has staff qualified to do this and can refer you to your doctor if necessary.

Trimethoprim dispensing

This pharmacy has trained pharmacists who can supply the antibiotic, trimethoprim, for women aged between 16 and 65 who have an uncomplicated urinary tract infection.

WINZ and other reports

If you require reports on your medicines or the cost of your medicines please ask a member of the pharmacy team.

Sildenafil for erectile dysfunction

We have pharmacists who are trained to prescribe sildenafil for erectile dysfunction to men between the ages of 35 and 70. A consultation is necessary.

Southern Cross claiming

We can transmit your precription claims to Southern Cross directly at the point of dispensing. You will require your Southern Cross claimant number.

Free hearing tests

In store self help testing is available.

Influenza (flu) vaccines

This pharmacy has staff that are trained to give flu vaccines. The flu vaccination is free for people 65 years and older and for pregnant women, for everyone else there…

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COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Pfizer vaccine (12+ years)
  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • Make an appointment
  • Walk in

Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is an important step you can take to protect yourself, your kaumātua and whānau from the effects of the virus. For more information on the COVID-19…

More

My Vaccine Pass - get in person

Our service can help you request and print a My Vaccine Pass for free. Bring your NHI number if you can when you visit. You do not need to have… More

Wheelchair Access

Yes

Region

North Auckland

Contact Details

Shop 211, Westfield Albany
219 Don McKinnon Dr
Albany
Auckland 0632

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Street Address

Shop 211, Westfield Albany
219 Don McKinnon Dr
Albany
Auckland 0632

Postal Address

PO Box 301322
Albany
Auckland 0752

This page was last updated at 1:01PM on January 19, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Life Pharmacy Albany.