15 October 2021
On the 13 October 2021, the Chief Minister and Chief Health Officer announced that COVID-19 vaccinations will be mandatory for many workers by the end of the year to protect the community as we move towards COVID-safe freedoms.
The CHO Direction No.55 makes it mandatory for certain workers to have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine by 12 November 2021 to continue working in the same role. Those workers must be fully vaccinated by 24 December 2021.
Read Circular 6/2021 for more details on how this Direction impacts SLS.