Clinic Setup Advice for COVID-19 Vaccine Service Providers

As the COVID-19 vaccine rollout begins, providers are carefully preparing their clinics for a steady influx when the vaccine is made available to the general public.

Need to upgrade or add to your medical furniture and equipment?

Federal Health Minister John Hunt said in a recent press conference that Australian health professionals “will soon be delivering well over 500,000 vaccinations per week.” There are some 4,500 General practices around the nation preparing to participate in the vaccination program set to accelerate significantly later this month.

With the expected rise of attendance comes greater consideration of hygiene, storage, staffing and social distancing measures within the practice.

Is Your Clinic COVID-19 Vaccine Ready?

The various State Health Departments have prepared procedures, guidelines and advice for providers to promote safe and efficient vaccination services. Some providers may need to consider moving vaccination services to larger spaced community venues, and where necessary, implement longer immunisation sessions.

Australian Government Department of Health Information for COVID-19 Vaccination Providers

Clinic Setup advice

Clinic Set up and Key Considerations

  • PMinimise patient movement throughout the clinic, promote linear patient flows where possible
  • PUse an alternative entrance/exit where available
  • PUtilize clear floor markings, signage and consider queue marshalling
  • PLimit the vaccine process to one adult per child
  • PConsider a separate room for patients to wait post vaccination
  • PEnsure private spaces are available when discussing sensitive health information
  • PDesignate an area suitable for vaccine preparation
  • PEnsure there is sufficient refrigeration capacity for storage of thawed vaccines, and that the area is secure
  • PEnsure there is sufficient secure storage space for the vaccine consumables and waste generated by the service
  • PIt is recommended that a range of assessments are undertaken to ensure the environment is suitable. These include a safety and security assessment, fire safety assessment and infection prevention and control assessment.

Vaccination Equipment and Medical Furniture

The team at Dalcross have been working closely with our clients to provide the added equipment, lighting and furnishings required to vaccine-ready their clinics. Below you will find some of our most requested products from vaccination providers.

“A massive thanks to the healthcare workers of Australia and the world.”
If there’s anything we can do to help you execute a smooth and comfortable service for both your patients and staff.
vaccination chair - fixed height

Vaccination Chair - Fixed Height

Model 1288

The trendelenburg tilt position is easily achieved making this chair ideal for blood collection or vaccination where the patient may faint and need to be laid down to recover.

  • PFixed height 520mm
  • PAdjustable ergonomic headrest
  • PAdjustable backrest & legrest
  • PGas spring synchronised seat adjustment
  • PAdjustable armrests go level with the seat for side access and transfers
  • PLumbar support
  • PPush handle
  • PStrong powder coated steel frame
  • PSwivel locking wheels
  • PVarious upholstery colours available
  • PSafe working load: 150kg

Folding Mobile Screen

Model 1360

New & improved design – now with fire retardant, block-out curtains!

  • PVery stable, stands in any position or straight line without tipping
  • PEach panel size: 900mmW x 1660mmH
  • POverall size fully extended: 2700mm
  • PRigid grey powdercoated steel frame
  • PPrivacy screen sits low to the ground, effectively blocking the view of anyone on the floor
  • P100% Polyester - Washable (Care Code 4)
  • PFR Rating AS/NZS 1530.3
  • PCurtain colour: charcoal grey
Surgeons Stool

Surgeon Stool

Model 1380

  • PHeight adjustment 515mm to 655mm
  • PHand control ring
  • PStrong and stable five star moulded base with 50mm soft castors
  • P90mm Thick high-density foam padded seat
  • PSeat diameter 380mm
  • PVinyl over and under seat for easy cleaning
  • PVinyl upholstery colours: black or grey
  • PSafe working load: 140kg
  • PMade in Australia
Instrument Trolley - Single drawer

Instrument Trolley - Single drawer

Model 1451

  • P500mmW x 500mmD x 970mmH
  • PHeight to top shelf: 900mm
  • P1 Drawer: 125mm deep
  • PSafety folds to all edges
  • PFull extension telescopic ball bearing drawer runners
  • P100mm Rubber wheels, front 2 locking
Medical Emergency Cart

Quattro Emergency Cart

Model 1467A

  • POverall dimensions: 660mmW x 500mmD x 1025mmH
  • PABS Plastic top with slide-out side shelf
  • PRed panels & drawers
  • PFull central concealed seal lock
  • PDrawers: 2 x 75mm, 2 x 150mm, 1 x 234mm deep
  • PDividers in top 2 drawers
  • PAccessories: IV Pole, Rotating defibrillator shelf, Oxy cylinder holder, Backboar
  • P125mm Wheels, 2 locking
Mobile PPE Stand

Mobile PPE Soldier Stand

Model 1585.2

Mobile PPE stands perfect for quick and easy access to hygiene consumables. Store gloves, face masks, gowns, goggles, hand sanitizer on one mobile stand.

  • PSuper strong and stable construction
  • PBlue powder coated glove dispenser bracket and base
  • P1 Small stainless steel basket: 350 x 350 x 120mmH
  • P1 Large stainless steel basket: 400 x 400 x 200mmH
  • P2 Hooks to hang isolation information card
  • PWeighted 5 star base to prevent tipping
  • PLarge castor wheels for easy maneuverability, front 2 locking
For over 40 years Dalcross Medical Equipment have been dedicated to helping healthcare providers improve patient care, comfort, staff satisfaction and facility appeal. We are an Australian manufacturer and importer of medical furniture, lighting, and medical equipment. Time to upgrade tired furniture or fit out a new modern space?
3 Forge Place, PO Box 3094, Narellan NSW 2567

Ph: 02 4647 7777
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