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.

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.

Department of Health

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