Join us for a lunchtime session, educating you on the latest information regarding the Monkeypox virus including vaccination, identification, treatment, and case management.
Speaker: Presented by Dr Kasha Singh, Infectious Diseases physician at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and clinical researcher based at The Peter Doherty Institute of Infection and Immunity in Melbourne, Australia.
Temporary medical exemptions for COVID-19 vaccines – Expanded guidance
The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) have developed guidance for providers on acute major medical conditions that warrant a temporary medical exemption relevant for COVID-19 vaccines.
What’s changed? Cardiac illness precautions now apply to all COVID-19 vaccines.
Paediatric COVID-19 vaccine rollout commences
On 5 September 2022, the COVID-19 vaccine rollout for at-risk children aged 6 months to 4 years commenced. Bookings for the Moderna (6 months to 5 years) vaccine can be made via the Vaccine Clinic Finder website.
Currently ATAGI recommends COVID-19 vaccination for children aged 6 months to 4 years who are severely immunocompromised, have a disability, or have complex and/or multiple health conditions.
COVID-19 information in other languages
The Department of Health have developed COVID-19 information and resources in other languages. The latest translated resources include:
The Vaccines are safe for children (other languages) language set contains translations of a social tile that explains that COVID-19 vaccines are safe for children.
About: Listen to adolescent health experts discuss the key role of General Practice in improving uptake of recommended adolescent vaccinations, adolescent preventative health topics , and communication with young patients
Register:RSVP here for either sessions: Wednesday, 14 September 7 pm or Thursday, 15 September 1 pm
CPD: the 1 hour webinar is RACGP accredited attracting 2 CPD points
About: A virtual showcase of inspiring presentations from Australian and international experts to commemorate the moments that have shaped the immunisation landscape over the past 25 years, with a look towards the future.
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