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ACT COVID-19 update: Priority boosters for disability workers

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The ACT Government has announced priority vaccine boosters for people who work in disability, as well as health care, aged care and community services from today.

Priority vaccinations will be at the Canberra Airport Vaccination Clinic. Appointments are available from Monday 24 January 2022.

People who are eligible for a priority appointment include: clinical staff, support workers, kitchen staff, administration staff, security staff, cleaning staff, and volunteers.

To make a booking, the priority booking phone number is 02 5124 3999 (open 7am to 7pm daily).

Callers will need to identify themselves as an aged, disability, community service or health care worker, and answer some questions to confirm their employment.

If the help of a translator is needed, people should call the translating and interpreting service (TIS) on 131 450.

NDS will provide any further information to service providers as it comes to hand.

Contact information

For any enquiries, please contact Susan Cameron, COVID-19 Sector Support Coordinator, submit enquiry/feedback, show phone number