COVID-19 vaccines for people with disability
The Australian Government has published information about COVID-19 vaccines for people with disability. The information covers many questions, including:
- When will I get the vaccine?
- Where can I get the vaccine?
- Vaccinations for supports workers?
The information is online. This includes a number of Auslan videos.
Share these resources as widely as possible with people with disability, their families and carers. More information is available online.
Roll out of the COVID-19 vaccine in Australia for speech pathologists
Under 'Australia's Epidemiology and COVID-19 Vaccine Roadmap', priority will be given to frontline (hospital) healthcare workers, residential aged care and disability care workers, and anyone working in quarantine facilities (Phase 1a). Speech pathologists working in these settings are likely to be included in Phase 1a. Allied health professionals working in primary care and community-based services will be vaccinated as part of Phase 1b (‘other healthcare workers’) or Phase 2a (‘other critical and high risk workers’) of the rollout. The vaccine roadmap is available from the Department of Health website. The Association will pass on any further information as it becomes available.