Expression Australia and IPC Pop-up Vaccination Clinic 17 January 2022
Our pop-up clinic is inclusive and accessible for Deaf and hard-of-hearing people with Auslan interpreters, qualified nurses, and support staff.
Expression Australia is encouraging our community to get their booster shot so we can protect each other and those around us.
This vaccination hub has been created to cater for our community. Fully accessible in an environment that's known and trusted.
If you are one of the following and in Metropolitan Melbourne, you can get a vaccination:
- Deaf or hard of hearing
- People with a Disability
- Paid or unpaid Carers/Support Staff of someone with a Disability
- Staff/workers in the Disability Sector
- Healthcare workers
- Aged Care Workers
- Indigenous / Torres Strait Islander identifying individuals
- Family members of any of the above categories (including children 5 - 11)
Deaf people or those with a disability. You are welcome to bring friends and family.
Children 5 - 11 can get their first dose with paediatric nurses on site to assist. If you're bringing a 5 - 11 year old, you need to book in advance.
Downloadable Flash Cards to Assist Communication
If you're attending a vaccination hub, these cards can assist in informing staff of access requirements
I Am DeafDownload I Am Deaf
My Language is AuslanDownload My Language is Auslan
I Am Hard of HearingDownload I Am Hard of Hearing
Communication TechniquesDownload Communication Techniques
We Help to Explain the COVID-19 Vaccination
We hosted an online Q&A session for the community with a Specialised Immunisation Nurse and Expression staff to answer any questions that came up.
Deaf Victoria debunk the myths around COVID-19
Deaf Victoria has produced this amazing resource explaining some information around the Covid-19 vaccination
The first of six videos which discusses the various types of vaccines, which we are eligible for and what they actually do.
The second video discusses the AstraZenaca eligibility for people over 60 and the TTS risks
The third video in the series discusses where and how you can book your vaccination
The fourth video in the series discusses the approval process for vaccinations. How are vaccinations approved and who approves them
The fifth video in the series discusses your rights and obligations around the wearing of masks
If you still have questions, the Australian Government has created a collection of videos in Auslan explaining Australia's COVID-19 vaccination rollout.