How to get your vaccination
With the amount of confusion around which vaccination to get, when and who is eligible, we want to make it easy for you and bring you the facts from the NDIS.
You can are also invited to attend the free Webinar: Getting your vaccine - information for people with an intellectual disability hosted by The Australian Government Department of Health.
All NDIS participants aged 12 years and over are eligible for the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine.
Vaccination will help protect you and your community. It’s free and voluntary.
You can call Disability Gateway on 1800 643 787 to find out more or visit the Department of Health’s website.
If you need information in a language other than English, call the Translating and Interpreting Service on 131 450.
If you are deaf, or hard of hearing you can call the National Relay Service on 1800 555 660.
Easy Read resources, including on vaccine types, are available on the Department of Health website.
Webinar: Getting your vaccine - information for people with an intellectual disability
The webinar includes a chat between Tara Elliffe, a self-advocate from New South Wales, and Nick Lennox, a doctor who works with people with an intellectual disability and the Department of Health.
They will talk about Tara's recent experience getting vaccinated, and answer your questions about how to get the vaccine and why getting the vaccine is important.
The webinar is on Wednesday, 1 September
- 11am (Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Queensland, Tasmania and Victoria)
- 10.30am (South Australia and Northern Territory)
- 9am (Western Australia)