Sumary of Footy fans urged to get vaccinated at Rockhampton NRL Eels Knights finals game:
- Ellen RansleyNCA NewsWireCamera IconNot Supplied Credit: News Corp AustraliaShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail UsCopy the LinkRugby league fans in central Queensland will be able to get vaccinated before Sunday afternoon’s game, in a trial authorities hope will boost immunisation rates.
- Set up outside will be a Queensland Health pop-up vaccine clinic.
- Queensland is currently lagging behind every other state and territory in its first dose percentage, with Health Minister Yvette D’Ath revealing on Sunday only 55.97 per cent of Queenslanders have had their first dose of vaccine, and just 37.69 per cent are fully dosed.
- Camera IconQueensland Health Minister Yvette D'Ath said the trial would allow more people to get vaccinated.
- NCA NewsWire / Dan Peled Credit: News Corp AustraliaChief health officer Jeannette Young said she needed everyone to keep coming forward and getting vaccinated.