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A shot in the arm for Page Member Kevin Hogan. Image: Contributed

Kevin Hogan receives second COVID-19 vaccination

Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan received his second dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine last Friday.

“Thank you to everyone who has already been vaccinated, this is our ticket back to normal life. More than one in two people in our community have had their first dose, and more than one in three have had their second,” Mr Hogan said.

“Australia’s vaccine rollout has ramped up considerably. More than 18 million doses have been administered across the country, and the daily rate now exceeds 300,000.”

“Once we achieve 70%-80% vaccination we will see less transmission of COVID-19 and fewer people with severe illness. This means restrictions and lockdowns should not be required and our lives can get back to normal.”

“Pfizer supplies will increase significantly from mid-September, and more general practices will join the rollout to provide vaccination appointments. The additional practice names and locations will be confirmed and start to be added to the Vaccine Eligibility Checker from next week.”

“I recommend everyone monitor the Clinic Finder website as new clinics and appointments are being added regularly.”

To book in for your vaccine or check your eligibility, visit this site: https://covid-vaccine.healthdirect.gov.au/eligibility