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COVID-19 Vaccination For Workplaces

Australian Vaccine Services (AVS) are pleased to announce that we have been appointed by the Department of Health to the National Vaccine Administration Partners Program (VAPP), which allows AVS to administer Covid-19 vaccinations in workplaces. Booster vaccinations are now available

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COVID-19 and Flu vaccinations [FAQs]

Can I get a flu vaccination if I’ve had my COVID-19 vaccination? The ATAGI has recommended that individuals need to allow a 2-week gap between having their COVID-19 vaccination and Flu vaccination (either before/after you have a COVID-19 vaccine). We

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Top 4 Flu Vaccine Myths

It is impossible to overlook the importance of regular flu vaccinations, especially in the workplace. Given its highly contagious nature, the slight occurrence of influenza within the workforce can be detrimental to the corporation’s overall productivity. Ideally, a healthy workplace

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AIVC & WHO recommendations align for 2020 flu vaccine

The Australian Influenza Vaccine Committee (AIVC) met at TGA, Canberra, on Wednesday 9th October 2019, to recommend influenza viruses to be used in the composition of the influenza vaccines for 2020. During this meeting, the expert committee reviewed and evaluated

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Can you spot a skin cancer?

According to the Cancer Council, two in three Australians will develop skin cancer before the age of 70. The good news is that 95 per cent of skin cancers can be successfully treated if detected early. Do you know what

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Flu costs Australian companies in lost time

Absenteeism currently costs the Australian economy about $7 billion*, while the cost of presenteeism (where employees are sick on the job) is approximately $34# billion through lost productivity. Influenza, or as it’s commonly known, “the Flu”, is a highly contagious virus that can affect

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