COVID-19 vaccine rollout begins
This week marks an historic milestone in Australia’s COVID-19 Vaccination Program rollout, as the first Australians receive their vaccine.
The first doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine arrived in the country last week, and now these are being rolled out to people in priority groups who are most at risk. These initial priority groups include aged care and disability care residents and workers, frontline healthcare workers, and quarantine and border workers.
While there are no towns in the Parkes electorate included in the rollout this week, more locations will be targeted over the coming weeks. Phase 1a of the rollout is expected to take six weeks, so I urge people in the electorate to remain patient, as…