People who provide a disability service will need to have 3 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. Time limitations apply. See the latest advice for more information.
This includes people who:
The vaccination requirement in the Public Health Order includes staff and volunteers (including those in administrative or corporate roles) who work on site at disability services or other services delivering disability supports to people with disabilities.
Staff will need to provide
proof of vaccination to their employer if requested.
On rare occasions, there may be a medical contraindication to a COVID-19 vaccination. A
medical contraindication certificate is required in this circumstance. For more information refer to
Advice to residential disability care facilities or speak to your manager.
Australian Disability Enterprises (ADEs) who employ people with a disability are not required to follow this advice unless they also provide services to a person with disability, however maintenance of a COVID-safe environment remains important as part of Work, Health and Safety obligations.
If you require advice, please contact:
If you require advice on anything related to the vaccine rollout contact
Commonwealth COVID-19 Taskforce - Disability.
Accessible COVID-19 information for people with disability
Guidance is designed to be used alongside NSW Public Health Orders and other available resources.