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Information for health care workers - coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine

Information about the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine for health care workers

Health care workers will play a key role in ensuring people in Victoria can get safely vaccinated. Health care workers have been identified as a priority group to receive the vaccine.

This page will be updated regularly to ensure health care workers have the information they need to decide to receive the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine.

Information will also be developed to help health care workers talk to their patients about the vaccine.

You can find more information about priority groups and how they have been identified on who will be able to get vaccinated first.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine preparedness

The Victorian Government is currently working with the Australian Government on the following elements to ensure we are prepared to roll out the vaccine:

  • Strategy for roll out
  • Safety - including monitoring, reporting and follow up
  • Logistics including distribution and storage
  • Workforce capacity and training to administer the vaccine
  • Identifying priority groups that will be able to access the vaccine first
  • Systems to support the vaccine roll out
  • Evaluation
  • Communication and engagement including engagement with the health care sector and priority populations

Resources for health care workers

Reviewed 23 December 2020

Coronavirus Victoria

24/7 Coronavirus Hotline

If you suspect you may have coronavirus (COVID-19) call the dedicated hotline – open 24 hours, 7 days.

Please keep Triple Zero (000) for emergencies only.

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