Support Worker COVID-19 Vaccine Available from Monday 22nd of March 2021
The Australian Government Health Department have advised that as of Monday the 22nd of March 2021 disability Support Workers (described as “Phase 1b other health care workers” in AGHD communications) are eligible to receive the COVID vaccine. For full details click here https://www.health.gov.au/initiatives-and-programs/covid-19-vaccines
How Do I Get My Vaccine?
Step 1: – Complete the Vaccine Eligibility Checker https://covid-vaccine.healthdirect.gov.au/eligibility to confirm your eligibility and find your closest vaccination facility.
Step 2: – Book in your vaccination with your chosen provider. Vaccinations are free!
Step 3: – As directed by your chosen vaccination provider complete a “Covid Vaccination Consent Form” (download from https://www.health.gov.au/resources/publications/covid-19-vaccination-consent-form-for-covid-19-vaccination ) and take evidence of your employment with Hearth (i.e., a payslip) to your appointment.
Step 4: – After receiving your two doses of the vaccine, inform Hearth by emailing a copy of your immunisation history statement to firstname.lastname@example.org.
As always, we are here to help if you need any kind of assistance please do not hesitate to contact me or any member of the Hearth team and we will do our best to assist.
Stay Safe & Warm Regards