The Victorian Department of Health is inviting all residential aged care workers across the state to take part in a webinar to explore the COVID-19 vaccination.
Staff are encouraged to submit their questions in advance and for those not able to attend a recording of the session will be available for sharing afterwards.
COVID-19 vaccines webinar for residential aged care workers
2pm-3.30pm (AEST) Thursday, August 26
Register to attend (free)
Join Dr Tom Schulz and Dr Vijay Roach to explore COVID-19 vaccination, hear the latest on the vaccine rollout and have your questions about safety and side effects answered.
Topics to be covered:
- The latest information on the vaccine rollout
- How the vaccines were developed
- Safety, side effects and variants
- COVID-19 vaccines, fertility, pregnancy and breastfeeding
- Answers to your questions
About the speakers:
Dr Thomas Schulz, Senior Medical Advisor, COVID-19 Vaccination Program, Department of Health, Victoria, is an Infectious Diseases Physician at the Victorian Infectious Diseases Service. He has clinical appointments with the Royal Melbourne and Royal Women’s Hospitals and is a lecturer at The University of Melbourne Hospital.
Dr Vijay Roach, Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, President, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists is an obstetrician and gynaecologist with more than 20 years’ experience. Vijay lectures at the University of Sydney. He is the former Chairman of the Gidget Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation promoting the importance of emotional wellbeing among expectant and new parents.