While the Australian Government has said the coronavirus vaccine won’t be mandatory, some industries may insist their workers get the jab, experts say.
- Experts say the aged care industry needs a consistent approach to a vaccination roll-out to protect vulnerable Australians
- But what might be considered reasonable in the context of aged care or a hospital is likely to be different to an office
- They say punitive measures unlikely to boost immunisation numbers against COVID-19
Up to 680,000 people are set to receive the first lot of vaccinations from mid-to-late February. That group includes quarantine and border workers, frontline health workers, and aged care and disability staff and residents.
The aged care industry needs a…