Vaccination information for people with a disability

Information about the COVID-19 vaccines for people with a disability.

How to get the vaccine

Vaccination centres are open to people who are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.

If you have a disability you might be eligible to receive priority access to COVID-19 vaccines. To help find out which phase you are in, use the Australian Government’s COVID-19 vaccine eligibility checker

Visit the Australian Department of Health website for more information about COVID-19 vaccines for people with disability

Other useful resources include:   

People who live in residential disability care are one of the priority groups  eligible for COVID19 vaccines in the first phase of the rollout – phase 1a.  

Some people with disabilities who do not live in residential disability care are now eligible for COVID-19 vaccines as part of phase 1b. This includes people who require frequent assistance with daily living, or people with a disability attending centre-based services. Further information is available on the Australian Government Department of Health website.

The Australian Government has produced the following resources to help you make a decision about getting vaccinated: 

Reviewed 03 May 2021

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