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20 Dec 2021... Inspiring senior members of Victoria's multicultural community telling their vaccination story for this in-language video series, produced by the Ethnic Communities Council of Victoria (ECCV) to combat vaccine misinformation and hesitancy. While the videos are aimed at seniors, the message is universal, particularly given the current concerns about the emerging Omicron variant.
03 Dec 2021... Like all medicines, COVID-19 vaccines can have some side effects. This video discusses the most common side effects to COVID-19 vaccines, and why there might be some differences for women due to a stronger immune response. Find out more in our video, and see your health professional if you have any concerns.
19 Jul 2022... A poster explaining how to get COVID-19 medication. Some people can get medicine when they have COVID-19. These medicines are also called ‘early therapies’ or ‘antivirals’. They stop people from getting so sick that they need to go to the hospital. Medicines do not replace vaccination. Getting vaccinated is the best way to protect yourself from COVID-19.
08 Jun 2022... The National Ethnic and Multicultural Broadcasters' Council has produced a series of in-language audio explainers outlining how to protect yourself and your loved ones from illness this winter. The explainers discuss the importance of staying up-to-date with flu and COVID-19 vaccinations, as well as other strategies for staying healthy during influenza season.
01 Feb 2021... A virus has made Birdie's friends sick! Birdie feels lonely and worried. What if everyone stays sick forever? A story for young children about recovering from a virus. Natural disasters like storms, cyclones, floods or fire can be very frightening and upsetting for babies and young children. Playing a therapeutic game or reading a story with a caring adult can help a young child work through the scary experiences and 'big feelings'. There's information for parents and carers too.
Australian Department of Health and Aged Care provides information on coronavirus (COVID-19), including the important steps you should take to help protect yourself, your family and your community, and find out what to do if you or a family member tests positive, COVID-19 oral treatment and where to get help.
01 Apr 2020... An Easy English resource produced by Enliven explains Telehealth to the community. Telehealth is a way you can have an appointment with your clinician from your home. A 'clinician' is a doctor, nurse, counsellor, or other person helping you to look after your health. You have your appointment over the phone or by video. You can speak to your clinician. You can see them on a screen if you are using video
Jean Hailes for Women's Health has partnered with the Melbourne Vaccine Education Centre (MVEC) to answer your questions about COVID-19 vaccines and their impact on women and girls. We asked you what you wanted to know, what's confusing, and what you need to make informed decisions about your health.
01 Jul 2021... Cancer Australia has compiled answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about COVID-19 vaccines for people affected by cancer based on information and evidence currently available in Australia and internationally. These include answers to questions about the safety and efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccines for people affected by cancer, delivery of the vaccines, and more.
01 Oct 2021... As Victoria reopens, you will have to show proof of full vaccination when checking in to places outside the home.You will need a COVID-19 vaccination certificate to go to a restaurant or café, or to visit the hairdresser.Many people will need their certificate for work.This audio file explains how to get a certificate.
01 Oct 2021... There are a million different reasons for Victorians to get vaccinated. We’re coming together to get the #JabDone so we can get back to delivering high impact services for the people who need us most. We need everyone in the community to come together and get vaccinated against COVID-19.
01 Oct 2022... Most people can manage COVID-19 at home. Some people are more likely to get very sick with COVID-19. If you have COVID-19 you should call your GP or the National Coronavirus Helpline 1800 020 080 if you: are over 65 years, are pregnant, have a disability, have existing health issues, such as heart disease, diabetes or cancer.
03 Dec 2021... If you are breastfeeding, it's recommended you get vaccinated against COVID-19 at any time. The World Health Organisation also encourages women to continue breastfeeding after vaccination - as some research suggests that antibodies can pass through breastmilk and protect babies against COVID-19.
01 Mar 2020... Find the latest translated COVID-19 health advice restrictions for people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. The information is available in various formats like fact sheets, videos, audio files and promotional materials, Topics include your COVID-19 checklist, current rules and restrictions, face masks, worker support payments, how to stay safe, testing and isolation, managing COVID-19 at home, family violence, mental health, vaccination and much more.
01 Mar 2021... Information about COVID-19 vaccine rollout and safety including who can get vaccinated, vaccination for children and teenagers, COVID-19 vaccine boosters, why you should get vaccinated, where to get your COVID-19 vaccine, how to book your COVID-19 vaccination appointment, how to get your proof of vaccination, vaccine safety, effectiveness, side effects and more.
31 Mar 2022... Long COVID affects the body following infection from the virus that causes COVID-19. It can affect anyone who had COVID in the past, regardless of how severe their sickness was during the infection. Symptoms include shortness of breath, coughing, fatigue, memory issues, anxiety and depression. The Long COVID videos were produced by the Cities of Casey, Cardinia and Greater Dandenong with the support of the Centre for Culture, Ethnicity and Health.
14 Jul 2022... Are you pregnant? Vaccination against COVID-19 is recommended at any stage of pregnancy. Pregnant women have a higher risk of severe illness from COVID-19 compared to the general population, and their babies have a higher risk of being born prematurely. Vaccination is the best way to reduce these risks.
COVID-19 vaccine news and information about COVID-19 vaccination, including booking an appointment, getting proof of your COVID-19 vaccination, accessing the Immunisation History Statement, vaccines for women who are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning pregnancy, how vaccines work, COVID-19 vaccine for children, immunocompromised people and people with disability, vaccine safety and side effects.
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