What you need to know about COVID-19

APNA is here to support you through the COVID-19 pandemic, please find important information below. 

If you have specific questions please contact the APNA Nurse Support Line - nursesupport@apna.asn.au or 1300 303 184


Key information


Quick links


Nursing Australia Podcast

Episode 6 - COVID-19 vaccine rollout preparation

Episode 7 - Keeping you in the know

Episode 8 - It begins

Episode 9 - Looking to the future

Episode 10 - Our time to shine

Episode 17 - Covid Landscape


Blog


Infographics for COVID-19 vaccination MBS items


National information

Coronavirus national hotline: 1800 020 080 
Safe workplaces COVID-19 - Safe Work Australia 

Aged Care Information

Also check your relevent state or territory information

COVID-19 vaccine aged care readiness toolkit - Information to assist residential aged care providers plan for the COVID-19 vaccine roll-out (Febuary 2021)

State and Territory Information

Australian Capital Territory

Phone hotline: 02 5124 9213 (or 02 9962 4155 after hours)

Latest news
COVID-19 information for health professionals

Immunisation services during Covid-19

ACT Covid-19 vaccine information

Nurse and Midwife Immunisers

AEFI reporting

AEFI factsheet

New South Wales

Phone hotline: 1300 066 055

Latest news
COVID-19 information for health professionals

Immunisation services during Covid-19

Covid-19 Vaccination: Information for health providers in NSW 

Covid-19 Vaccination information for Healthcare Workers in NSW

Authority to Supply Poisons & Restricted Substances - Authorised health practitioners, health practitioner students, defence medical technicians, nurse immunisers - see Vaccination Clinics section

AEFI Reporting

Northern Territory

Phone hotline: 08 8922 8044

Remote communities hotline: 1800 518 189

Latest news
COVID-19 information for health professionals - Covid vaccine CVAPS

Covid-19 Vaccinations NT

AEFI Reporting

Queensland

Phone hotline: 13 43 25 84

Latest news
COVID-19 information for health professionals

Immunisation services during Covid-19

Covid-19 Vaccination information for Healthcare Workers in QLD

Covid-19 vaccine information

QLD Declared providers covid vaccine

AEFI Reporting

South Australia

Phone hotline: 1300 232 272

Latest news
COVID-19 information for health professionals

Immunisation services during Covid-19

Covid-19 Vaccine information

Vaccine Administration Code 

Standing Medical Order

AEFI Reporting

Tasmania

Phone hotline: 1800 671 738

Latest news
COVID-19 information for health professionals

Covid-19 vaccine information

Seeking Nurses to Support Covid Vaccination rollout 

Information for Immunisation Providers

AEFI Reporting

Victoria

Phone hotline: 1800 675 398

Latest news
COVID-19 information for health professionals

Immunisation services during Covid-19

Covid-19 vaccination information for providers

Victorian Covid-19 Guidelines

Authorisation for Preparation and Administration & Secretary Approvals workforce - see Public health emergency orders on this page.

Covid-19 vaccine workforce program - Health Professionals and Student Health Professionals

Victorian Covid - 19 e-learning Competency

Subscibe to VIC covid updates

AEFI Reporting

Western Australia

Phone hotline: 08 9328 0553

Latest news
COVID-19 information for health professionals

Roll Up for WA

WAPHA Practice Assist latest updates vaccine rollout

WA Module - Supplementry Information for Health Professionals

Structured Administration and Supply Arrangments (SASA)

Directions for healthcare workers FAQs - Mandatory vaccination

Covid vaccine FAQs

Subscribe to WA Covid updates

AEFI Reporting


COVID-19 education and training


Additional resources

The new COVID-19 vaccines and cancer page includes links to key resources to inform and support people affected by cancer
The Covid-19 Vaccine communication Handbook - A practical guide for improving vaccine communication& fighting misinformation 
Free COVID-19 workplace posters - Developed by APNA for displaying in waiting rooms and workplaces
Making the most of the nurse role during COVID - Developed by APNA, AAPM, RACGP, and ACRRM 

Global resources

 

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