The COVID-19 vaccine is being rolled out in phases which have been determined by the Australian Government. Priority groups have been identified using public health, medical and epidemiological evidence. Check out the @healthgovau eligibility calculator to find out which phase you are in: https://covid-vaccine.healthdirect.gov.au/eligibility
Want to know more about the rollout? Visit: www.health.gov.au/initiatives-and-programs/covid-19-vaccines/getting-vaccinated-for-covid-19/when-will-i-get-a-covid-19-vaccine
We are aware of scams related to the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine. Top tips to remember
The COVID-19 vaccine is free for all Australians. If you get a phone call, text or email asking you to pay for a vaccine please report it.
You should never respond to unsolicited messages asking for financial or personal information.
Check the source – did the message come from an official address or number? If you’re not sure, contact us directly to confirm.
Know when it is your turn to get vaccinated. Currently only the phase 1a priority group is being vaccinated. Find out when it’s your turn: www.health.gov.au/initiatives-and-programs/covid-19-vaccines/getting-vaccinated-for-covid-19/when-will-i-get-a-covid-19-vaccine
Report a vaccine scam here: www.health.gov.au/initiatives-and-programs/covid-19-vaccines/covid-19-vaccine-enquiries