COVID-19 response update for primary care – 29 September 2022

This webinar on 29 September 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
  • Dr Nick Simpson, Medical Advisor, Department of Health and Aged Care.

 

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.

Resources and information

Minister for Health and Aged Care media release on Halton Review into Australia’s COVID-19 vaccine and treatment procurement

Minister for Health and Aged Care media release: Australians have access to more affordable and lifechanging medicines on PBS

COVID-19 Oral treatments fact sheet

ATAGI statement on use of the Moderna bivalent Original/Omicron vaccine

Updated ATAGI clinical Guidance

Minister for health and Aged Care statement - Moderna Bivalent vaccine

PBS Website - www.pbs.gov.au

New COVID-19 safe behaviours campaign

ATAGI recommendations on MPX vaccine priority groups

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)

Managing COVID-19 at home with assistance from your general practice
COVID-19 vaccines - information in other languages

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