Information for aged care providers, workers and residents about COVID-19 vaccines

Learn about the COVID-19 vaccine rollout to aged care.

COVID-19 vaccination - safe, effective, free
  • Residential aged care providers
    Residential aged care facilities are part of the first phase of Australia’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout strategy. A readiness toolkit is available to assist service providers prepare for the vaccine rollout at your facility.
  • Residential aged care residents
    Residential aged care residents are among the first people who can choose to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Information is available to assist residents and your representatives to make an informed decision about COVID-19 vaccination, and learn more about vaccination day at your facility.
  • Residential aged care workers
    Residential aged care workers can choose to receive a COVID-19 vaccine in Phase 1a. Information is available to assist workers to make an informed decision about COVID-19 vaccination.
  • In-home aged care
    People receiving Commonwealth-funded home and community aged care will be able to access vaccination through vaccination clinics or GP practices as you meet priority eligibility. Workers in community and in-home aged care will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccination in Phase 1b along with other health care workers.

National coronavirus and COVID-19 vaccine helpline

If you need information about COVID-19, COVID-19 vaccines or help with the COVIDSafe app, call the telephone number listed below. If you need assistance with booking a COVID-19 vaccine appointment, please note the call centre is unable to book appointments on your behalf.

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Last updated: 
29 April 2021

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