Wodonga will host a COVID-19 vaccination hub, with Border residents eligible to receive the jab as early as March.
Albury-Wodonga Health confirmed on Wednesday they will run one of nine Pfizer vaccination hubs across Victoria as part of the initial roll-out of the vaccinations across the country. Chief operation officer Emma Poland said they have established a public health unit to oversee the program.
"We will be one of nine Pfizer hubs in Victoria and we anticipate we will go live in early March this year," she said.
"We will be providing vaccinations to five of the local government areas in Victoria - Alpine, Indigo, Towong, Wangaratta and Wodonga.
"We are also working with Murrumbidgee Local Health District about what that looks like in NSW."
While the location of the vaccination hub has not been confirmed, Ms Poland said the Pfizer vaccine will be administered by the AWH public health unit.
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"For the AstraZeneca vaccine that may look a bit different, and we can expect GPs and other primary health care providers to be involved in administering those vaccines," she said.
"We are looking up to 20 nurses at the moment, but noting we do have a number of trained and accredited nurse immunisers already with Albury Wodonga Health who will help with the roll-out of this program."
Ms Poland said they estimate to be administering up to 1000 jabs a week at the Wodonga Pfizer hub once it opens to the public.
"The first priority group will include priority hospital and health care workers, those who work in a COVID-19 program and also workers and residents in aged care facilities," Ms Poland.