Gippsland residential aged care residents will be among the first people in the region who can choose to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.
The first phase of the vaccine roll-out is due to begin from tomorrow, 23 February – (Phase 1a) of Australia’s COVID-19 vaccine national roll-out strategy.
The Australian Government has contracted Aspen Medical to administer vaccines in Gippsland’s private aged care facilities to those residents with consent agreements.
Gippsland Primary Health Network is assisting in the facilitation of this process.
More information, including translated information, is available on the Department of Health’s website at health.gov.au/covid19-vaccines
People call also call the National Coronavirus Helpline on 1800 020 080.