Vaccination information for people with a disability, carers, volunteers and disability support workers
Information about the COVID-19 vaccines for people with a disability, carers, volunteers and disability support workers.
How to get the vaccine
Vaccination centres are open to people who are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.
- To see a list of centres open to all eligible people for bookings or walk-ins, visit vaccination centres.
- To book an appointment, visit Book your vaccine appointment.
Information about the COVID-19 vaccines for people with a disability
Everyone aged 16 years and over is eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccine
- Young people aged 12-15 years are eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccine if they:
- have an underlying medical condition
- are an NDIS participant
- are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
Learn more about the who can get vaccinated including information for people with a history of blood clots.
Visit the Australian Department of Health website for more information about COVID-19 vaccines for people with disability
Where you can receive a COVID-19 vaccine
People with disability living in residential accommodation can receive a vaccination at their residence if they prefer to. The Australian Government manages vaccination teams who visit disability residential accommodation to provide these vaccinations.
You can also access a COVID-19 vaccine at:
- Doctors’ clinics including General Practice Respiratory Clinics
- Community health services
- Aboriginal Controlled Community Health Services
- Vaccination centres.
Book at a vaccination centre
All vaccination centres:
- are wheelchair accessible
- have accessible car parking and toilets nearby,
- can provide information in Easy English
- welcome assistance animals
Find out more information about each vaccination centre here.
If you can come to a vaccination centre and have a disability please make a booking first by calling 1800 675 398.
If you need an interpreter, call the Victoria Coronavirus Hotline 1800 675 398 and press 0.
If a person with a disability needs assistance getting a vaccination that their existing support network cannot provide, or they can’t attend a community-based setting, Disability Liaison Officers can assist.
If you or the person you are booking for needs additional support to receive a vaccination or can’t attend a community-based setting, Disability Liaison Officers can assist you.
The Australian Government has produced COVID-19 vaccination – Patient resources to help you make a decision about getting vaccinated.