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Covid-19 vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Pfizer vaccine (12+ years)
  • Anyone currently eligible can access
  • No appointment required
  • Walk in

Clinic Hours: Monday, Tuesday 10-5pm, Wednesday & Thursday 10am-6pm. 

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 health provider.

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

Testing for International Travel

This clinic provides pre-departure testing for people who are travelling internationally

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. There is no charge for this service.

Hours

10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Mon – Fri9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sat – Sun10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Public Holidays: Open on all public holidays. The following public holidays differ to standard opening hours: Queen's Birthday (6 Jun, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Matariki (24 Jun, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Labour Day (24 Oct, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Waitangi Day (6 Feb, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Otago Anniversary (20 Mar, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM), Good Friday (7 Apr, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), Easter Sunday (9 Apr, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM), Easter Monday (10 Apr, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM), ANZAC Day (25 Apr, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM).

Languages Spoken

English

Services Provided

Influenza (flu) vaccines

This pharmacy has staff that are trained and authorised to give flu vaccines. The flu vaccination is free for:

  • people 65 years and older
  • Māori and Pacific peoples aged 55…
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    COVID-19 Vaccination

    • Pfizer vaccine (12+ years)
    • Anyone currently eligible can access
    • No appointment required
    • Walk in

    Clinic Hours: Monday, Tuesday 10-5pm, Wednesday & Thursday 10am-6pm. 

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

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    Clozapine dispensing

    It is very important that you receive regular blood tests while you are taking clozapine. We will check your blood tests to make sure the appropriate dose of clozapine is…

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    Community pharmacy anticoagulant management Service (CPAMS) – INR testing for warfarin patients

    Warfarin is used by some people as a blood thinning medicine e.g. after a stroke. It is important that blood results are regularly checked. This service involves having a quick…

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    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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    Opioid Substitution Treatment Service

    This pharmacy works alongside the DHB Opioid Substitution Treatment (OST) programme. Pharmacy staff can administer methadone or Suboxone on a daily, or a takeaway basis, depending on what has been… More

    Maviret dispensing for hepatitis C

    This pharmacy has been registered to dispense Maviret (glecaprevir and pibrentasvir) for the treatment of Hep C and to provide you with counselling to support your treatment. You will not…

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    Smoking cessation

    Pharmacy staff are trained to provide a service to help people to stop smoking. This service includes advice and providing quit smoking support aids e.g. nicotine gum.

    Free after hours prescriptions for under 14s

    We are able to fill your under-14 year old's prescription for free (if the medication is fully funded) both within normal working hours and after hours.

    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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    Disability aids

    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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    Incontinence products

    Medicine & needles disposal service

    Unwanted medicines are often dumped into the toilet, tipped down the sink or put out with the garbage, which starts a journey that can seriously harm the environment. Please return…

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    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.

    Selected oral contraceptives

    Our specially trained pharmacists can supply selected oral contraceptives without a prescription under certain circumstances.

    Up to six months’ supply of selected oral contraceptives can be sold to women who…

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    Sildenafil dispensing for erectile dysfunction

    This pharmacy has specially trained pharmacists who are able to prescribe sildenafil for erectile dysfunction in men aged 35 – 70 years who meet specific assessment criteria.

    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

    Vaccines

    • Influenza (flu) vaccine

    Immunisation is one of the most effective medical interventions to prevent infections and has led to the decline of many serious, potentially lethal, diseases. There may be a charge for…

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    Covid-19 vaccination booking URL

    Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

    Special Assistance Support (COVID-19 Vaccination)

    • Wheelchair access

    Wheelchair Access

    Yes

    Region

    Central Lakes

    Contact Details

    10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

    Cnr Brecon Street & Isle Street
    Queenstown
    Otago 9300

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    Street Address

    Cnr Brecon Street & Isle Street
    Queenstown
    Otago 9300

    Postal Address

    PO Box 157
    Queenstown 9348

    This page was last updated at 3:59PM on May 25, 2022. This information is reviewed and edited by Queenstown Pharmacy.