Calls for extension to Australia’s compulsory aged care vaccinations as Friday deadline approaches

90.8% of staff have received a single dose, but Health Services Union says sector can’t afford to lose even 5% of its workforce

The Health Services Union is calling for the government to extend a deadline for aged care workers to be vaccinated against Covid, saying the sector cannot afford to lose even 5% of its workforce.

, Calls for extension to Australia’s compulsory aged care vaccinations as Friday deadline approaches, The Nzuchi Times Guardian

Ahead of Friday’s deadline for workers in the sector to receive a first jab, the federal government has said that 90.8% of staff have now received a single dose and 70.5% two doses, with hopes the figure will continue to climb in coming days.

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