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Ordering Yellow Fever vaccines

Yellow fever vaccine is recommended for travellers visiting Yellow Fever endemic countries as listed by the World Health Organisation.

Vaccine providers

In Australia, medical centres providing Yellow Fever vaccine must be approved by their State or Territory Health Department, as per World Health Organisation recommendations.

South Australian providers

See the Approved Yellow Fever providers for South Australia (PDF 91KB) for a list of approved Yellow Fever vaccination providers.

How to become an approved vaccine provider

Process to become an approved provider

  1. Contact SA Health's Immunisation Section as you will be required to submit documentation as part of the approval process
  2. You will then be sent an information pack, which includes mandatory forms that must be completed and returned to SA Health's Immunisation Section.
  3. Once the forms are received and approved, SA Health will organise for Vaccine Fridge Data Loggers to assess your immunisation fridge/s. Fridge stability needs to be tested in accordance to National Vaccine Storage Guidelines.
  4. If fridge stability is confirmed, the medical centre is declared a Yellow Fever provider and will receive a letter of confirmation and a World Health Organisation (WHO) approved identification stamp. The organisation will also be added to the Approved Yellow Fever providers for South Australia (PDF 91KB) list.
  5. Approved providers can then contact Sanofi Pasteur (the Yellow Fever vaccine distributor) to arrange vaccine supply and the yellow International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis booklets. These are the only valid document to record Yellow Fever vaccination under International Health Regulations.

Further information

For further information, please contact SA Health's Immunisation Section.

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