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If you are 18 or older, and in an area where there is a COVID-19 outbreak, the best vaccine for you is the one you can get right now.
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 A/Professor Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

Over 18 and considering the AstraZeneca vaccine? This may help you decide

This is timely and important – ATAGI has changed its stance on vaccination for >18 year olds. Key points: Get whichever vaccine you can; Astra Zeneca and Pfizer reduce severity of disease symptoms, reduce hospitalisations; Reduce likelihood of death; They might also reduce transmission to some extent; Delta strain is more contagious, is in our community and is now a major risk. It affects young people severely.

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COVID-19 Vaccination Resources For GPs July 2021
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 A/Professor Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

COVID-19 Vaccination resources for GPs

The Dept of Health has released its July Stakeholder Pack – COVID-19 Vaccines Multicultural Outreach. This update includes resources explaining what to expect at your vaccination appointment, reasons to get the COVID-19 vaccine, how to find out when you can have your COVID-19 vaccination , how to book, and information on updates to the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. Download the pdf pack here.

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LATEST COVID-19 RESOURCES
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 A/Professor Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

COVID-19 Resources List [UPDATED 26 JULY 2021]

[UPDATED 25 JULY 2021] View the list of the latest COVID-19 resources. Please share with your colleagues. Please stay safe, look after yourselves and most importantly, maintain contact with your friends, families and loved ones during this time. (Magda)

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STAKEHOLDER PACK - COVID-19 Vaccines Multicultural Outreach
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 A/Professor Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

Dept of Health COVID-19 Vaccine Stakeholder Pack Released

The Dept of Health has released its July Stakeholder Pack – COVID-19 Vaccines Multicultural Outreach. This update includes resources explaining what to expect at your vaccination appointment, reasons to get the COVID-19 vaccine, how to find out when you can have your COVID-19 vaccination , how to book, and information on updates to the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. Download the pdf pack here.

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President's Update - July 2021
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 A/Professor Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

AFMW President’s July Update

As I write, Melbourne is in its 5th Stage 4 lockdown, South Australia has announced a snap seven day lockdown and Sydney is in its 4th week of lockdown. We are all feeling the challenge and our patients are presenting with high levels of anxiety.

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VCOSS - Back To The Good Things NEW VIDEO CAMPAIGN
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 A/Professor Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

Back To The Good Things Videos (VCOSS)

Vaccination is the way to a new COVID normal like and getting back to the things and people we love. VCOSS has created videos and supportive information regarding the importance of getting vaccinated, in multiple languages. View more.

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LATEST COVID-19 RESOURCES
COVID-19
 A/Professor Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

COVID-19 Resources List [UPDATED 26 JULY 2021]

[UPDATED 25 JULY 2021] View the list of the latest COVID-19 resources. Please share with your colleagues. Please stay safe, look after yourselves and most importantly, maintain contact with your friends, families and loved ones during this time. (Magda)

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