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COVID-19 vaccination

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The COVID-19 vaccine will be available to all Australians throughout 2021. Learn about how the vaccine was developed, how it works and when you might be eligible.

About the COVID-19 vaccines


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Vaccination is Australia's best weapon against COVID-19. Yet some people are still hesitant to get vaccinated. This blog post address some common concerns — including about the AstraZeneca vaccine.

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Getting the vaccination

After you get the vaccination

Resources in other languages

COVID-19 vaccination resources in other languages are available from the Department of Health.

A glossary of terms for immunisation and vaccine development in other languages is provided by the NSW Government’s Multicultural Health Communication Service.

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Visit healthdirect's COVID-19 hub for more more information about COVID-19, including tools for checking symptoms and restrictions.

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Last reviewed: October 2021


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