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Wollongong City Council

COVID-19 Information for Aboriginal Communities

"I got vaccinated to help protect my family, friends and community." Barbie Fusitu'a Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District, Aboriginal Health Unit

All Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people who are 12 years and older are eligible for COVID-19 vaccination.

COVID-19 is spreading quickly. Getting our mob vaccinated as soon as possible is the best way we can help stop the spread of COVID-19 and protect ourselves, our loved ones and the community.

To find out more about COVID-19 vaccination, visit the Department of Health website.

You can also help spread the word by downloading and sharing the information kit below:

COVID-19 vaccine toolkit for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples PDF, 8967.03 KB

Book a vaccination

To book a vaccination call the Illawarra Aboriginal Medical Service on (02) 4229 9495 or visit the NSW Health website.

COVID-19 support services

The services below offer COVID-19 related support to Aboriginal people.

ServiceService Support offeredSupport offered PhonePhone
ServiceIllawarra Aboriginal Corporation Support offeredAged Care, Housing and Family Support services Phone02 42110601
ServiceIllawarra Aboriginal Medical Service Support offeredHealth and Medical services Phone(02) 4229 9495
ServiceIllawarra Local Aboriginal Land Council  Support offeredAboriginal Land, Culture and Housing Phone02 4226 3338 

You can also visit our COVID-19 Support Services Directory to find more support, like food, housing, financial help, and support for families and young people.