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01 Dec 2022... This translated resource provides information about the measles, mumps, and rubella vaccines for children at 12 months and 18 months of age through the National Immunisation Program schedule. It includes information on what they are, the vaccine itself, possible side effects and a short pre-immunisation checklist.
This booklet - written in Easy English - is for young adults and explains what a vaccine is, how it is administrated, why it is important, who should get immunised, when your family should get immunised, where you can get immunised, possible side effects, how much it costs and where you can ask for your immunisation record.
01 Mar 2016... The National Immunisation Program provides free diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, hepatitis B, polio and Hib vaccine to infants at two, four and six months of age. This document provides a pre-immunisation checklist and information about side effects. Includes diphtheria, tetanus and whooping cough (pertussis) vaccine consent form.
Visitors to the Hajj may be at extra risk of some infections, because of the crowded conditions at ceremonies, accommodation sites and on public transport, which can be a risk for some illnesses including meningococcal disease. Advice about vaccine requirements and health precautions will help to make your journey safer and more enjoyable.
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.
This translated consent form is for the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine and the Diphtheria-tetanus whooping cough vaccine that are offered to all children in Year 7 at secondary school or aged 12 to 13 years in the community setting. It firstly provides information on HPV and Diphtheria-tetanus whooping cough, and then has the consent form attached.
28 Apr 2022... Influenza can be a very serious disease. You should get vaccinated yearly to protect yourself and others from the flu. This factsheet explains why and when you should get vaccinated against influenza, who is eligible for a free influenza vaccine under the National Immunisation Program and influenza vaccine safety.
01 Jan 2016... This translated information resource provides information on the diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (whooping cough) booster vaccine given for free to children at 18 months old through the National Immunisation Program schedule. It describes what diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (whooping cough) are, describes the vaccines and also side effects. It also has a short pre-immunisation checklist.
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 Jul 2017... Vaccinations are encouraged for all individuals living in the state of Victoria, Australia. The immunisation program in Victoria may be different to other countries, and individuals who have moved to Victoria from overseas may need catch-up immunisations. Learn about how immunisations are managed in Australia through the National Immunisation Program Schedule and the Australian Immunisation Register, and learn more about how the immunisation system works and where you can go to find out more.
01 Sep 2018... A translated document that outlines the lawful requirement that all parents must provide a current Immunisation History Statement from the Australian Immunisation Register to enrol their child in primary school. The document outlines what the statement is and used for as well as what to do if a child is immunised overseas.
01 Dec 2022... This translated resource provides information about the measles, mumps, rubella and chickenpox vaccines for children at 18 months of age through the National Immunisation Program schedule. It includes information on what they are, the vaccine itself, possible side effects and a short pre-immunisations checklist.
26 May 2023... Influenza (flu) is a highly contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. There are two main types of human influenza viruses: A and B. There are also many subtypes and strains. Flu is more serious than the common cold; severe cases can result in breathing difficulties and pneumonia. People in NSW can die from flu-related illnesses. Flu can occur throughout the year but is most common in autumn and winter. In most flu seasons, more than one strain is circulating in the community.
01 Sep 2020... This booklet - written in Easy English - is for older people and explains what a vaccine is, how it is administrated, why it is important, who should get immunised, when your family should get immunised, where you can get immunised, possible side effects, how much it costs and where you can ask for your immunisation record.
01 Sep 2020... This booklet - written in Easy English - is for parents and explains what a vaccine is, how it is administrated, why it is important, who should get immunised, when your family should get immunised, where you can get immunised, possible side effects, how much it costs and where you can ask for your immunisation record.
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.
01 Nov 2018... Initial immunisation evidence request template for childcare/kindergartens to assist parents in complying with the 'No Jab, No Play' legislation, that requires all children to be fully vaccinated unless they have a medical exemption to be enrolled in childcare or kindergarten in Victoria.
01 Nov 2021... This document provides information about the four-in-one combined vaccine for protection against meningococcal A, C, W, Y strains that is free to secondary school students in Victoria. The consent form must be signed by the parents/carers of eligible young people under 18 years old so they can receive the vaccine at secondary school.
01 Jun 2017... This translated resource provides information on the Rotavirus, the most common cause of severe gastroenteritis in infants and young children in Australia. It includes information on the protection against rotavirus that is available free of charge under the National Immunisation Program Schedule for babies in two doses at two and four months of age. It also includes a pre-immunisation checklist and information on possible side effects.
01 Oct 2012... Fact sheet about typhoid, a disease caused by infection with bacteria called Salmonella Typhi. In Australia, most typhoid infections are acquired overseas and occur after eating contaminated food or water in countries where typhoid is common. Includes information on how the disease is spread, its prevention and treatment.
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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