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COVID-19 vaccination blitz

By August 25th, 2021No Comments

On 24 August 2021, the Department of Health issued a new COVID-19 vaccination disability provider alert.

This includes:

  • Priority Pfizer vaccination blitz for people aged 16 to 39 years in Sydney – disability care workers encouraged to make a booking as a matter of priority.
  • Victorian Government announces vaccination blitz for aged care and disability workforce.
  • Information on current hubs offering vaccination services.
  • Recommendations on children aged 12 to 15 years.
  • Vaccine information for people with intellectual disability – webinar on Wednesday 1 September.
  • Webinar recording and transcript available from the webinar on 5 August for people with disability, their families and carers.
  • New vaccine administration service providers have joined the phase 1a in-reach program.
  • Department of Health YouTube site – with resources for people with disability including videos in Auslan.

More information 

Providers may receive this information from other government agencies, including the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission.

Read the alert