COVID-19 vaccination – your questions answered: Mental Health Webinar
21st June 2021
Hosted by the Victorian Department of Health, this webinar was for people with mental ill-health, their carers and the mental health workforce.
This webinar is now available for viewing online:
COVID-19 Vaccination – your questions answered – mental health on Vimeo
Presented by Senior Medical Advisor COVID-19 Immunisation Program, Victorian Department of Health, Prof Ben Cowie, topics included:
- The benefits of COVID-19 vaccination
- The difference between the AstraZeneca and Pfizer vaccines
- How the vaccines were developed
- Vaccine efficacy
- Possible side effects and early symptoms of an adverse reaction
The presentation is followed by a panel discussion with Julie Borninkhof, CEO, PANDA; Dr Grant Blashki, Clinical Lead, Beyond Blue; and Anna Love, Chief Mental Health Nurse, Victorian Department of Health.
For more information about COVID-19 vaccination program, visit www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au/vaccine