COVID-19 vaccines are safe, effective, available locally, and free.Getting the COVID-19 vaccine reduces your risk of getting sick with COVID-19 and protects you against becoming very sick if you do get COVID-19. It helps to protect your friends, family and community.If most people are vaccinated, the virus can’t spread as easily. This also protects people who can’t get vaccinated.Did you know that the Emerald Village Pharmacy and some local doctors are approved providers for Astrazeneca COVID-19 vaccine? You can book by calling the pharmacy or your GP or by going to https://covid-vaccine.healthdirect.gov.au/eligibility… where you can determine your eligibility and make an appointment online.