Category: COVID-19

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An update on OCC operations and disability provider care directives

26 October 2021

To our valued community, We were excited by the Premier’s announcement last Thursday that Victoria had reached the milestone of 70 per cent of people aged over 16 had been fully vaccinated and that Victoria’s 80 per cent double dose vaccination milestone will be reached ahead of schedule, with a further easing of restrictions planned for the community on Friday 29 October […]

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Get a COVID-19 vaccine at Victorian College for the Deaf

25 October 2021

The Victorian College for the Deaf is hosting a pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic where the community can get vaccinated. You can walk in to get vaccinated at the Deaf Children Australia building – no bookings are required. You need to be aged 12 or over. Experienced immunisers will provide your vaccination. Where: Victorian College for […]

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How to get your COVID-19 digital certificate

13 October 2021

It is important to be aware of the different options for accessing your proof of COVID-19 vaccination. This will be especially important when you need to gain entry to a variety of businesses and services that will be re-opening across Victoria. Find out more about how to access your proof of vaccination including how to: […]

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Vaccination centres to offer Moderna or Pfizer to people over 60

12 October 2021

All Victorian vaccination centres will offer Moderna and Pfizer vaccines to everyone aged 12 and over from Monday 11 October. This includes people aged 60 and over, who will be offered Moderna, Pfizer and Astra Zeneca at the state-run hubs, depending on the vaccines available at the site. The online booking portal and Victorian Coronavirus […]

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A person is sitting in a chair, holding their arm which has a bandaid on it to show they have been vaccinated.

Mandatory Vaccines for authorised workers

8 October 2021

Last week Premier Daniel Andrews announced that all workers on the Authorised Worker list will require their first COVID-19 vaccine dose by Friday, 15 October in order to continue working onsite; and will need to be fully vaccinated by 26 November. You can read the press release here OC Connections operates an essential service and […]

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Family Focus Forum on COVID vaccine insights – available to watch now

7 October 2021

OCC Family Focus Forums provide a platform to share information with our community on issues that impact them. These sessions will now be more accessible with online sessions to be held throughout the coming year. To continue our commitment to help our community make an informed decision about becoming vaccinated, OC Connections held a Family […]

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NDIS COVID-19 Information Session

5 October 2021

The National Disability Insurance Agency would like to invite participants, their families and support networks to a free, online information session about COVID-19 across Australia. Event details: Hosted by NDIS National Disability Insurance SchemeThursday, 14 October 2021, 18:00-19:00Register for the event here Information provided at this session will cover the NDIS supports available for participants […]

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Moderna vaccine now available

5 October 2021

Another COVID-19 vaccine option is available if you are wanting to be COVID vaccinated. The Australian Government has secured supplies of the Moderna (Spikevax). This is an mRNA vaccine, as is Pfizer (Comirnaty). Information on the vaccines is available here. More information on the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine can be found here. To request a document […]

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COVID-19 meal preparation and delivery

5 October 2021

On 10 September 2021 the NDIA introduced temporary flexibility to help certain participants in lockdown areas access meal preparation and delivery support, to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19. This is available to you if: • you would normally use your existing Core supports plan to pay a support worker to help you prepare […]

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