If you are a healthcare professional (or a retired health professional) and interested in being part of the COVID-19 vaccine delivery, the Ministry of Health would love to hear from you.
Please register your interest via https://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/diseases-and-conditions/covid-19-novel-coronavirus/covid-19-information-health-professionals/join-covid-19-surge-workforce. (If you would like a role other than as a vaccinator, we would still love to hear from you).
To administer any COVID-19 vaccine, all qualified/authorised and provisional vaccinators will need to produce evidence that they have completed the online COVID-19 specific education course this includes a module for the mRNA COVID-19 vaccine (Comirnaty, Pfizer/BioNTech). For further information, click this link to the COVID-19 vaccination information on our Education page.
- For the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine screening and guidance form for health professionals use, click this link "COVID-19 Vaccinator guidelines."
- For instructions on the preparation and administration of the multi-dose vial Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine for authorised COVID-19 vaccinators, click this link "Instructions for multi-dose vial Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine: preparation and administration" (Note: these are the new protocol as of Monday 29/3/2021)
- If you are a vaccinator and do not currently subscribe to our email list, please do so by clicking this link.
- If you would like further information about our Provisional Vaccinator Foundation Course, click this link "Provisional authorisation for vaccinators and the Provisional Vaccinator Foundation Course: Frequently asked questions".