COVID-19 Vaccine information
The Australian Government has announced a phased roll-out strategy and framework for prioritising groups within the community.
Australia’s COVID-19 vaccination program will begin late February 2021, with priority groups receiving the first doses with an aim to have as many people vaccinated as possible in 2021. Frontline healthcare workers with the highest risk of exposure to Covid-19 and aged care staff and residents are in Phase 1a.
The federal and state governments and working with the health and aged care sectors on the logistics of the vaccination program, and you will receive more information directly from your facility in the coming days and weeks.
This site will be updated regularly with the latest information and resources.
Frequently Asked Questions
These FAQs have been prepared with input from clinical specialists across the St Vincent’s family. For those of you who may have ethical concerns about the vaccine, please see this message prepared and endorsed by the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference.
Tune in to our weekly live #VaccineWatch bulletin on our COVID-19 Updates group on Connect with our Chief Medical Officer Erwin Loh as we journey towards rolling out the COVID-19 Vaccine.