November 3, 2021

A free COVID-19 Pfizer vaccination hub will be running at the Murgon Visitor Information Centre later this month.

The pop-up hub will be open from 9:00am to 4:00pm on Tuesday (November 16) and Wednesday (November 17).

There is no need to book … just walk in!

The vaccination opportunity has been organised by the Darling Downs and West Moreton Public Health Network.

The PHN is also bringing a “VaxBus” to the region. It will visit:

  • Kaimkillenbun – 35 to 45 Delacy Street – 8:30am to 12:30pm, November 8
  • Cooyar – Cooyar Memorial Park, McDougall Street – 1:30pm to 4:30pm, November 10
  • Yarraman – 7 Emmert Street – 8:30am to noon, November 11
  • Maidenwell – Pool Street Service Road – 1:30pm to 4:30pm, November 11
  • Wooroolin – Dalton Park – 8:30am to 10:30am, November 12
  • Tingoora – Sportsground, Charlestown Road – 1:00pm to 4:00pm, November 12
  • Proston – Blake Street (opposite Library) – 9:00am to noon, November 13

The walk-in hubs can provide first or second doses of the Pfizer vaccine for anyone aged over 12.

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Vaccination Rates 

Department of Health figures as at November 1 (by Local Government Area):

  • Cherbourg – 37.7 per cent (1st dose), 26.9 per cent (2nd dose)
  • Gympie – 73.0 / 59.0
  • Somerset – 74.5 / 59.2
  • South Burnett – 74.2 / 55.8
  • Toowoomba – 81.1 / 66.2
  • Western Downs – 73.3 / 55.9

In comparison, the rates for the Brisbane City Council area are 82.9 / 71.5.

UPDATE: Another 48 people were vaccinated in Cherbourg on Wednesday.

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Queensland Health issued a public health alert on Wednesday morning for a contact tracing location in Goondiwindi after an interstate truck driver tested positive to COVID-19.

The driver was infectious in the community for one day (October 31) and has since left the State.


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