COVID-19 response update for primary care – 18 August 2022

This webinar on 18 August 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

Professor Michael Kidd AM, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health and Aged Care

Roland Balodis, Telehealth Director, Medical Benefits Division, Department of Health and Aged Care

Ms Carita Davis, Acting First Assistant Secretary, COVID-19 Primary Care Response, Department of Health and Aged Care

Live Captions are available for this webinar.

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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.

Resources and information

ATAGI recommendations on COVID-19 vaccine use in children aged 6 months to <5 years
New COVID-19 safe behaviours campaign
Minister Butler announcement – MPX vaccine
ATAGI recommendations on MPX vaccine priority groups
Monkeypox (MPX) update for primary care – 10 August 2022
The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia’s resource Don’t Rush to Crush
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
Monkeypox (MPX status)
National Immunisation Program
Managing COVID-19 at home with assistance from your general practice
PPE and pulse oximeter order form
Evusheld
AskMBS advisory: AskMBS Advisory - Existing relationship clarification | Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care
MBSonline: MBS Online - MBS Telehealth Services from 1 July 2022

Videos:

COVID-19 vaccines - information in other languages

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