On 30th September 2021, the Acting Chief Health Officer in Victoria the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Directions (No 4) pursuant to the Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008 (Vic).
The Direction requires Victorian healthcare workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19, drawing on a recommendation from the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) to the National Cabinet.
In short, these directives mean chiropractors must be vaccinated to continue to practice in the state of Victoria.
At Wellbeing our Chiropractors Massage staff are fully Vaccinated against COVID-19 or in the process of being vaccinated.
We are following all Government and Department Of Health’s rules and regulations around health practitioners and vaccination against COVID-19.
What else is Wellbeing Chiropractic doing to keep our patients and the community sage against COVID-19 ?
Should you have any questions about the steps we are taking for your safety and to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the community please do not hesitate to contact us on 1300-123-365.
How do the new Government directives affect allied health care workers?
From an allied health perspective, the Direction requiring Victorian healthcare workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19 is inclusive of:
What Vaccinations have our Chiropractors taken?
Our chiropractors have had at least one dose of the three available vaccinations in the Australian market. These include:
Note: Healthcare operator means a person who owns, controls or operates a healthcare facility whether public, private or denominational.
Healthcare workers continue to have priority access for COVID-19 vaccination appointments. To book a reserved appointment, healthcare workers can call the Coronavirus Hotline on 1800 675 398 or contact a GP, pharmacy or community health service.
For further information on the requirement for healthcare workers to be vaccinated you can call us on 1300-123-365