COVID-19 Deaf Community Resources
This page contains a range of COVID-19 resources that are accessible and relevant to the Deaf Community. They have been created by or with governments and reputable deaf sector organisations.
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Why should you get vaccinated?
This video explains why you should vaccinated against COVID-19 and which vaccines are available in Australia.
Advice on Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines
This video explains about the changed advice on Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines for people over 60. It also explains the risk of TTS with AstraZeneca vaccines for people under 60.
How to book your COVID-19 vaccinations
This video explains how to book your COVID-19 vaccinations through phone or the online booking portal. It also explains how you can obtain proof of vaccination from Medicare using MyGov.
How vaccines are approved
This video explains the approval process for vaccines in Australia, and the status of two new vaccines, Moderna and Novavax, purchased by the Commonwealth Government.