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Disability Vaccine Rollout Update

Starting Monday 22nd February 2021, as part of the Phase 1a National COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout strategy, Supported Independent Living (Group Homes) identified by the Federal Government will be eligible for the Covid-19 Pfizer Vaccine. You can read the Federal Government’s latest information here: https://www.health.gov.au/initiatives-and-programs/covid-19-vaccines/getting-vaccinated-for-covid-19/information-for-people-with-disability-about-covid-19-vaccines

Employers may have already communicated with you about your service and how the vaccine with be rolled out to the workforce and clients.

For members who may have questions, here is the latest from the Department of Health: https://www.health.gov.au/initiatives-and-programs/covid-19-vaccines/learnabout-covid-19-vaccines/how-covid-19-vaccines-are-tested-and-approved 

In addition, your local GP or health professional will have information about the vaccine itself, the approval process and your personal situation.

If you have any questions or need advice, please contact the Member Services Division on 1300 478 679 or email disability@hsu.asn.au for assistance.