March 19, 2021
The Handbury Medical Suites, incorporating WRAD, has been invited by the Department of Health to commence Phase 1b COVID-19 vaccinating from mid-April 2021. Consistent with the COVID-19 Vaccines National Rollout Strategy, vaccinations under Phase 1b will be available for:
– Elderly adults aged 80 years and over;
– Elderly adults aged 70-79 years;
– Other health care workers; –
– Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people > 55 –
– Adults with a specified medical condition; –
– Adults with a disability who have a specified underlying medical condition; –
– Critical and high risk workers including defence, police, fire, emergency services and meat processing.
These vaccinations are not limited to our patients, but can only be given to those with a valid and up-to-date Medicare card.
Further information is available from https://www.health.gov.au/initiatives-and-programs/covid-19-vaccines
The Vaccine Eligibility Checker can be located at https://covid-vaccine.healthdirect.gov.au/eligibility
The Consent form for COVID-19 vaccination can be located at https://www.health.gov.au/resources/publications/covid-19-vaccination-consent-form-for-covid-19-vaccination
Bookings will be essential and are subject to vaccine availability. Initial expressions of interest can be directed to email@example.com
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WRAD HEALTH’s vision is to advance the health and wellbeing of those in the South Western Region of Victoria affected by Addictive behaviours and to promote optimal enjoyment of life.
WRAD HEALTH seeks to provide comprehensive, holistic support and treatment to individuals and others affected by addictive behaviors and associated issues.
The philosophy of harm minimisation underpins the delivery of all programs offered by WRAD HEALTH. This principle recognises that people in our society use both licit and illicit drugs, and that drugs can be used in ways that are more or less harmful to individuals, families and society. Harm minimisation offers a number of options designed to reduce the harm of drug use to the user and society.
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