COVID-19 response update for primary care – 15 December 2022

This webinar on 15 December is part of a series to update primary care on the COVID-19 response and the vaccine rollout. The panel will provide key updates and answer participants’ questions.

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Presenters

  • Dr Lucas de Toca PSM, First Assistant Secretary, Department of Health and Aged Care
  • Louise Riley, Assistant Secretary MBS Reviews, Department of Health and Aged Care
  • Natasha Ploenges, Assistant Secretary Office of Health Technology Assessment, Department of Health and Aged Care

Live Captions are available for this webinar.

How to watch the webinar

You do not need to RSVP for the webinar, and there is no limit to the number of participants.

To participate in a live webinar, follow these steps:

  • Click on the Webinar link. This will take you to the webinar page.
  • To start a live webinar, click on the ‘launch’ button (no log in is required). For upcoming webinars, this button will only appear 15 minutes prior to the event start time, and once launched will only display a holding image in the video player.
  • After you click on the ‘launch’ button, you will see a video player - this is where you will watch the webinar. For upcoming webinars there will also be a chat window which you can use to submit your questions.
  • You can test whether you can watch the live webinar from your device before the event. If the video pauses, please refresh your web browser by pressing F5 on your keyboard.

To watch a webinar that has finished airing, follow these steps:

  • Click on the Webinar link. This will take you to the webinar page.
  • click on the play icon on the webinar screen.

Please note:

  1. 15 minutes prior to the event start time, you will only see a holding image in the video player.
  2. Before the event, please test whether you can watch the live webinar from your computer, laptop or tablet.
  3. If the video pauses, refresh your web browser by pressing F5 on your keyboard.

Subscriptions

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Resources and information

National COVID-19 Health Management Plan for 2023 
Access to PCR testing from 1 January 2023
Updated eligibility for COVID-19 oral treatment
ATAGI recommended COVID-19 doses and vaccines  
Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) statements
COVID-19 campaign advertisement
COVID-19 Vaccines in Australia – A3 poster
ATAGI recommendations on use of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 6 months to 4 years
ATAGI recommendations on use of the Pfizer bivalent (Original/Omicron BA.1) COVID-19 vaccine
COVID-19 vaccination - Easy Vaccine Access call back service brochure (other languages)

Moderna information:

Coronavirus (COVID-19) case numbers and statistics | Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care
COVID-19 Oral treatments fact sheet 
Updated ATAGI clinical Guidance
PBS Website - www.pbs.gov.au 
ATAGI recommendations on MPX vaccine priority groups 
Fact sheet - Paxlovid® (nirmatrelvir and ritonavir) PBS listing (July 2022)
Fact sheet - Lagevrio® (molnupiravir) PBS listing (July 2022)
Fact sheet - Changes to PBS eligibility for COVID-19 treatments - Information for prescribers and pharmacists

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