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Roll up to vaccinate – when it’s your turn

3 May 2021

A new campaign is rolling out across the State encouraging Western Australians to roll up their sleeves and get vaccinated against COVID-19 as soon as they are eligible.

Roll up for WA logo on light blue background

The 'Roll up for WA' campaign will feature across TV, digital, outdoor, print and radio channels.

People aged 50 years and over are eligible to book an appointment and receive the AstraZeneca vaccine from Perth metropolitan COVID-19 vaccination community clinics and a number of regional public hospital-based vaccination clinics.

Bookings for the above clinics can be made by calling 13 COVID (13 26843) selecting option 3, option 1, option 1. It is recommended that people have their Medicare card on them when making the booking. Walk-ins are not recommended.

COVID-19 vaccination appointments can also be made with participating General Practices, GP respiratory clinics and Aboriginal Medical Services. These appointments can be made via the vaccine eligibility checker (external site) or contacting them directly.

The AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is recommended for people aged 50 years and over.­

People most at risk of becoming ill with COVID-19 and those at greater risk of infecting others through their work and infecting others continue to be offered the vaccine as a priority via more than 80 State hospital-based vaccination clinics. These groups included those working in hotel quarantine, border and healthcare workers and people within the State’s emergency services sector. In addition, aged care and disability workers and residents, people with underlying medical condition including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people over 50 have also been offered vaccination.

More people will have access to the COVID-19 vaccination as further doses become available and then advised, how to book an appointment and where to get vaccinated.