Get ready for your COVID-19 vaccinations
18 February 2021
What you need to know to get ready for the COVID-19 vaccines.
What to do now
There are 3 steps you can take now to get ready:
- create a myGov account and link Medicare
- check your contact details for Medicare are up to date
- view your immunisation history statement.
Watch our video on how to get ready for the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.
How to create a myGov account and link Medicare
We have guides and a video to help you create a myGov account.
Once you have a myGov account, you can link Medicare. You’ll need your Medicare card handy and to answer some personal questions.
How to check and update your details online
It’s important your contact details are up to date with Medicare.
How to get proof of your vaccination
Your immunisation history statement will record your COVID-19 vaccines. You can use this as proof of your COVID-19 vaccination status.
Get your immunisation history statement using either:
Read more about how to get an immunisation history statement.
How to get information if you’re not eligible for Medicare
If you’re not eligible for Medicare you can still get the COVID-19 vaccine.
You can request an Individual Healthcare Identifier (IHI) from us to get an immunisation summary through My Health Record.
Find out more about Individual Healthcare Identifiers.
Page last updated: 19 February 2021
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