UPDATE: The Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service says its COVID-19 vaccination clinics will be open late again this evening to allow for teachers and non-teaching staff at schools to be vaccinated. Staff do not need to book an appointment, just take along your ID or proof of employment.
TEACHING and non-teaching staff at local schools are now eligible to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
The Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service shared the announcement on Facebook this evening.
“Simply turn up to one of our vaccine clinics with your ID or proof of employment and our team will arrange a vaccination,” the statement read.
To make it easier for school staff and volunteers, Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service clinics at Hervey Bay TAFE and Maryborough Town Hall will be holding special after school hours sessions tomorrow – Wednesday, 11 August 2021.
The Hervey Bay TAFE session will be open from 4pm to 7pm.
The session in Maryborough will run from 4pm to 6pm.
“No need to book, school staff and volunteers just need to show their ID or proof of employment,” the statement continued.
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This article was updated on Thursday morning, 12 August 2021 – editor.