As Victoria grapples with its third COVID-19 wave, and some of the toughest and longest lockdowns in the world. Caroline has an incredibly candid conversation with three Aboriginal health workers. Workers who continue to play a key role in the COVID-19 response, supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and communities:
In this episode, they discuss vaccination effectiveness and debunk COVID-19 myths. They also detail their experience working in the frontline; in a vaccination clinic and hospital ward. Finally, they discuss some of their toughest times in since the pandemic began, the importance of self-care and seeking help, to help manage burnout.
To keep up with the latest COVID-19 information visit the Department of Health and Human Services https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus. For Aboriginal specific COVID-19 information, please visit the Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation https://www.vaccho.org.au.