COVID-19 Vaccination Information for Residential Aged Care Facilities

Phase 1a of the COVID-19 national vaccine rollout priority groups will begin from Monday, 22 February 2021. This includes aged care and disability care staff and aged care and disability care residents.

Thousands of aged care residents throughout Australia will have access to vaccines through their facilities in Phase 1a. 240 facilities in more than 190 towns and suburbs in rural and urban areas, spanning every state and territory, will administer vaccines for this priority group.

COVID-19 vaccine aged care readiness toolkit

Visit the Department of Health website for information to assist residential aged care providers prepare for the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.

Department of Health COVID-19 vaccine aged care readiness toolkit

The Department of Health have also provided the following fact sheets for residential aged care providers and workers: