Would you like to get your COVID-19 Vaccination but need support? No problem – We can help! Simply talk to your Support Worker and they can take you to your closest community vaccination clinic. Until Sunday 1 August you won’t even need an appointment and can simply rock up for your COVID jab. Get in, Get vaccinated, Get out. It’s easy and a great way to keep you and others safe. Roll up your sleeve, WA!
Western Australia is currently ramping up the rollout of the COVID-19 Vaccination. Till Sunday 1 August (inclusive) disability workers, persons with disability and their carers can attend any government’s community vaccination clinics in Western Australia without an appointment to receive their COVID-19 Vaccination. This includes persons in phase 1a, and phase 1b. Any person aged 16 years and over who falls in this cohort is eligible.
What do I need to do beforehand?
Please register on VaccinateWA (or by calling 13 COVID (13 26843) prior to attending the clinic, this will make the process at the clinic quicker, but an appointment is not needed between Monday 19 July and Sunday 1 August. Our Support Workers can help you with this.
Which vaccine will I get?
People aged between 16 to under 60 years will receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination; people aged 60 years and over will receive the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccination. Different COVID-19 vaccines are available on different days at state-run community vaccination clinics. For information about which vaccines are being administered HERE.
What do I need on the day?
- Photo ID
- Your Medicare card, if you have one
- For people working in the disability sector: Evidence of employment (payslip or letter from employer)
- For carers and persons with disability: Documentation to support their eligibility (this is not prescriptive and may include any format such as official letter, medical paperwork, NDIS plan, or NDIS portal screenshot for example).
- Information about any of your medical conditions, particularly allergies or bleeding disorders or blood clotting conditions
- Information about any medications you are taking
- Information about any vaccines you have had in the past 14 days
- Information about any previous COVID-19 vaccine received (vaccine brand and date of vaccination)
When you arrive please go to the priority lane; or, if there isn’t one, please speak to the administrative staff and let them know you are a disability care worker, carer or person with a disability. Make sure to arrive at least an hour before the clinic is due to close. People arriving close to closing time may be asked to return the next day.
From Monday 2 August disability workers, persons with a disability and their carers can book priority access appointments through VaccinateWA (or by calling 13 COVID).
Thank you for doing your part to keep WA safe.