The Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) are facilitating a weekend of open vaccination clinics and a super school vaccination clinic on Monday to bolster vaccination rates in the lead up to 'freedom day'.
According to the MLHD, the aim of the clinics was to vaccinate as many people as possible.
The news follows after a recent COVID-19 scare after fragments of COVID-19 were detected in Griffith sewerage.
A second test however, proved negative.
Griffith Mayor John Dal Broi said that the 'sewerage scare' was a good reminder to get tested and vaccinated.
"That's what we can do as individuals," Councillor Dal Broi said.
"I've had both mine and I was waiting for the jab and I didn't even feel it. Having had both, there is a sense of relief knowing that I have some protection."
On Saturday and Sunday attendees will be required to bring their Medicare card, photo ID and a face mask with them to Griffith Base Hospital between the hours of 1pm and 4pm.
At the 'Super School Monday' pop up COVID-19 vaccination clinic, students between the ages of 12 and 18 years old will be able to receive a dose of Pfizer vaccine between the hours of 11am and 5pm at Griffith Base Hospital.
Children between the ages of 12 and 15 years old must however be accompanied by a legal guardian.
MLHD Chief Executive Jill Ludford said the impact of COVID-19 on children can differ but generally it has a less significant impact than it does on those over the age of 18.
"Vaccination is now open to anyone over the age of 12 and we've really got to focus on getting those little people down to the chemist, GP or the state-clinics and get them vaccinated as soon as we can," Ms Ludford said.
"The impact is variable and for the Delta variant little children can become very ill but in the majority of cases it doesn't have such a devastating impact as it does on adults."
As it is the Pfizer vaccine being administered at the weekend clinics, only those between the ages of 12 and 59 will be able to attend.
No booking is required across the weekend or on Monday.
Entrance to the clinics will be at the Noorebar Avenue main entrance to Griffith Base Hospital.
To check your vaccine eligibility or book an appointment please visit the Australian Government vaccine eligibility checker.
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