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COVID-19 vaccine update – 27 May 2021

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Translated information on COVID-19 vaccination for in-home care workers and recipients

Community and in-home aged care workers, and people aged 50 years and over receiving Commonwealth-funded in-home and community aged care, are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccination.

A fact sheet explaining how in-home care workers and recipients can get a COVID-19 vaccination is now available in 19 additional languages.

There are several ways workers and recipients can get a vaccine. These include:

In-home and community aged care recipients aged 50 years and over

  • Participating GP clinic
  • Commonwealth Vaccination Clinic (GP respiratory clinic)
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Health Service
  • State or territory AstraZeneca vaccination clinic

People with mobility challenges are encouraged to contact their GP to discuss options for a home visit to receive a vaccination.

In-home and community aged care workers

Aged 50 years and over

  • GP clinic
  • Commonwealth Vaccination Clinic (GP respiratory clinic)
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Health Service
  • State or territory AstraZeneca vaccination clinic

Aged under 50 years

  • State or territory Pfizer vaccination clinic

Visit our website to find out how to book your vaccination appointment.



Source:
Unknown Author, 2021, Department of Health (https://www.health.gov.au/)

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