Latest news and announcements from Australian Vaccine Services.

A woman, suffering from the effects of the flu, holds a tissue to her nose.

Australia Grapples with Severe Flu Season

As the Southern Hemisphere winter grips Australia, the nation has faced an alarming peak in influenza cases at the end of June, marking a significant delay of two weeks compared to the previous year. This surge has placed the 2023

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Couple working from home due to being a household close contact for COVID-19

Scrapping Isolation for COVID-19 Household Contacts

Household contacts of a positive COVID-19 cases may not need to isolate under the new regulations that are being considered by the National Cabinet. The latest information provided by the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) on Omicron and any

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Close-up of gloved nurse hand holding a syringe drawn with the COVID-19 vaccine in preparation for administering to workplace employees

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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