There’s a great deal of fear and uncertainty about Covid-19 – the effects of the disease, and the effectiveness of vaccination. Businesses that have re-opened are confronting many new issues – life has become a lot more complicated. Here is a list of resources to assist, and we will add new material as it becomes available…
📍 Find a Vaccination Clinic near you in Australia with this Directory.
Explaining Covid-19 Issues to Staff and Customers:
- Aust Govt Dept of Health – Vaccination Business Kit to help you explain the issues to staff.
- Handling Conversations about Covid-19 – what you might hear and what you can say 👍
- Frequently Asked Questions about Covid-19.
- Design Posters promoting the benefits of Vaccination with free design tool Canva
- Dealing with customers who are angry about mask & vax rules – 100’s of interesting suggestions
- Vaccination mandates – handling customer reactions when you ask for proof.
- How some US restaurants plan to handle a mandate that staff and customers are vaccinated – sure to be challenging.
- Calls for Aust. public health orders for staff vaccination – excellent local article about what’s involved.
Legal Issues with Staff and Covid-19 Vaccination:
- Employer’s Guide to Vaccinations & the Workplace – excellent, detailed information from Restaurant & Catering Association.
- Can you force an employee to be vaccinated? Australian legal advice – expect this issue to grow.
- Can I be fired for refusing to be vaccinated? AU legal advice Oct 2021
- Fair Work on Covid-19 vaccinations: workplace rights and obligations (updated)
- Yes you can offer Rewards to staff who are vaccinated – here are the rules (AU)
- COVID-19 Vaccination Resources from Restaurant & Catering Assoc – excellent collection
Other Useful Information on Managing Covid-19 in the Workplace
- Add proof of your Covid vaccination to Apple Wallet (or Google) – here’s how.
- Add the Express Medicare App on your phone – good for general medical assistance, here’s how to download it. Setting up this and a MyGov account can be a bit time-consuming, and needs several forms of ID – can someone on the team be a digital assistant with this?
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