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Covid Vaccination – Phase 1B

Information and how to book

DPV Health Covid Vaccination Pop-up Site

Who will be vaccinated under Phase 1b

  • Elderly people aged 70 and over
  • Healthcare workers currently employed and not included in Phase 1a
  • Household contacts of quarantine and border workers
  • Critical and high risk workers who are currently employed
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 55 years and over
  • Adults with an underlying medical condition or significant disability
  • Carers (paid and unpaid) of:
    • a resident of an aged care facility or residential disability accommodation who is eligible under Phase 1a
    • a person 70 years and over who is eligible under Phase 1b
    • a person with a specified underlying medical condition who is eligible under Phase 1b
    • a child with a specified underlying medical condition

For further information and definition of the Phase1B criteria please visit: www.health.gov.au/initiatives-and-programs/covid-19-vaccines/phase-1b

You can also check your eligibility by filling out the eligibility checker questions here: https://covid-vaccine.healthdirect.gov.au/eligibility

 

Downloads

Consent forms in translated languages and further information. (Please scroll right to select)

What to bring

Please bring your Medicare card if you have one.

We would advise you to download and fill in the consent form available below and bring it to your appointment.

If you have had another vaccination recently, including for seasonal influenza, you should wait at least 14 days before having your COVID-19 vaccination.

Critical and High-Risk Workers – Proof of occupation (ID card, letter from employer) will be required to demonstrate eligibility.

Elderly people – All standard forms of identification (drivers licence, passport).

Underlying medical condition – MyHealth Record or a referral from GP or treating specialist.

Alternative medical records, including:

  • printout of your medical history as recorded in your clinical records
  • printout of your chronic disease care plan
  • discharge summary from a hospital or other medical facility
  • valid script or medication prescribed to treat one or more of the relevant medical conditions

Where none of these is available, individuals may complete a Phase 1B Declaration Form

How can I prove I’ve been vaccinated?

Australians can already access their immunisation history statement through Medicare for proof of vaccination, both digitally and in hard copy, if required. Statements can be viewed on an individual’s Medicare online account or via the Medicare app. Your immunisation history statement will record your COVID-19 vaccinations, following each dose.

Steps of vaccination

Resources

Vaccine eligibility checker: Click here to check to see if you can book a COVID-19 vaccination yet.

Translated information:

National coronavirus and COVID-19 vaccine helpline: 1800 020 080

Videos

COVID-19 vaccines – How vaccines work

This video describes how vaccines work in the body after you receive a vaccination.

COVID-19 vaccines – How vaccines work – Arabic

This video gives information on Australia’s COVID-19 vaccines.

COVID-19 vaccines – How vaccines work – Turkish

This video gives information on Australia’s COVID-19 vaccines.

COVID-19 vaccines – How vaccines work – Punjabi

This video gives information on Australia’s COVID-19 vaccines.

COVID-19 vaccines – How vaccines work – Hindi

This video gives information on Australia’s COVID-19 vaccines.

COVID-19 vaccines – How vaccines work – Macedonian

This video gives information on Australia’s COVID-19 vaccines.

COVID-19 vaccines – How vaccines work – Italian

This video gives information on Australia’s COVID-19 vaccines.

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