Aboriginal Affairs and SNSW Health would like to advise of the local Aboriginal Vaccination Clinics coming up this month in Queanbeyan, Goulburn and Yass. Please keep your families and mob safe by being vaccinated.
Yass - 23/9/21 venue TBC but looking at either the conference room at the hospital or Ngunnawal Aboriginal service building that is on the hospital grounds.
Goulburn - second clinic is on 8/9 for those who missed out. Clinic for second vaccine is on 16/9 in Goulburn.
Queanbeyan second dose clinic is the 13/9.
Other Aboriginal specific clinics planned across the LHD include Batemans Bay: - 14/9 at Batemans Bay Soldiers Club Bodalla: - 19/9 in partnership with Narooma Medical Practice Eden:- 18/9 in partnership with Dr Duncan MacKinnon Bega Valley Medical Practice
The Centre for Aboriginal Health is hosting another COVID-19 Yarn Up on Monday 13 September at 3pm, this time talking about the impact of COVID-19 on our mental wellbeing and the importance of following the rules in place to keep us safe.
Invite your family and friends to tune in on the NSW Health Facebook page on Monday afternoon.
All Aboriginal people aged 12 years and older are eligible for COVID-19 vaccination, visit the eligibility checker; https://covid-vaccine.healthdirect.gov.au/eligibility... or talk to your GP, Aboriginal Medical Service or Aboriginal Health Worker.
Find out what rules are in place where you live: https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/rules
If you have any non-health questions, please call the COVID-19 hotline to seek advice and support. The hotline is operating 24/7 and can help you with any non-health related COVID-19 enquiries. Please call 13 77 88.
For anyone who is in crisis, call Lifeline on 13 11 14 or Kids Helpline Official on 1800 55 1800, or to connect with specialist mental health services, call the NSW Mental Health Line on 1800 011 511.