COVID-19 vaccination – Reporting symptoms after COVID-19 vaccination – Auslan

Information in Auslan for people with disability about how to report symptoms after COVID-19 vaccination.


If you or your healthcare provider think a COVID-19 vaccine has caused a side effect, we encourage you to report it. Reporting suspected side effects helps us to maintain and improve the safety of vaccines. Every report is valuable and adds to safety monitoring.

Reporting suspected side effects is easy.

You can discuss any symptoms with your healthcare provider and they will report to the Therapeutic Goods Administration on your behalf. You can also report to your state or territory health department, or directly to the Therapeutic Goods Administration.

For more information, you can:

If you are deaf, or have a hearing or speech impairment, you can also call the National Relay Service on 133 677.

Australian Government, state and territory government helplines will also have information on how people with disability can access the vaccine.

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Note: The National Coronavirus Helpline is no longer in service.

For information about COVID-19 support services and resources, including information on booking a vaccination, COVID-19 vaccines, testing, and other COVID-19 services, please visit healthdirect.

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