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Local pharmacies could help to administer coronavirus vaccines across Australia, federal government says – SBS News

Pharmacies across Australia are being asked to join in the rollout of the coronavirus vaccine just as they do with the flu jab.

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Pharmacies across the nation are being asked to assist with the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine in the coming months.
Health Minister Greg Hunt said he will be issuing an expression of interest to the 5,800 community pharmacies to voluntarily participate with the rollout as they do with the flu jab.
“They are experienced, they are trained in dispensing medicines, and … that means more points of presence for Australians in terms of where they can receive their COVID-19 vaccine,” Mr Hunt told reporters…

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