ACN COVID-19 Vaccine Update
Written on the 7 June 2021
The Nurses of Australia are thinking of you in this uncertain time, brought about by the unpredictability of COVID19; it has been tough for us all.
We organised health teams, new systems of care, looked after the elderly and vulnerable, advised government on policy, trained staff, and fought hard to deliver the best care we
At times, we had to connect with you through plastic visors and fulllength personal protective equipment, but we hope you know how hard we have worked, how hard this has
We have seen firsthand and heard thousands of stories about how damaging COVID19 can be. Many of us are left with unwanted lingering sideeffects of the virus symptoms we
Last year, all we wished for was a vaccine to turbocharge our fight and to get back to 'normal'. And now we have it. Nurses vaccinate to care for you, ourselves, and our loved ones.
Who will you vaccinate for?
We know many people are worried about the quality of the vaccines available, their potential side-effects and that noone wants to be first. We understand. It is a scary time. However,
We have been there with you from your early childhood and adolescence. We immunised you against rubella and tetanus, mended your broken bones, saw you in emergency, in your homes and
With winter now here, we the nursing profession of Australia want you to know that getting vaccinated against COVID19 is the best chance you have of protecting you and your loved ones.
Adjunct Professor Kylie Ward FACN