14 Jan 2022 5:39pm
The Emergency Management (Forensic Science SA Vaccination) (COVID-19) Direction 2021 has been revoked and replaced by the Emergency Management (Forensic Science SA Vaccination No 2) (COVID-19) Direction 2022. This Direction comes into effect at 00.01 on 29 January 2022.
Key changes include:
People who engage in work or perform duties in Forensic Science SA need to have a third COVID-19 vaccination dose / booster (or have evidence of a booking to receive a COVID-19 booster) within 4 weeks of becoming eligible.
This also includes and all people who attend the Forensic Science SA facility incidentally, such as delivery drivers or suppliers.
However, a person who engages in work or performs duties in Forensic Science SA is not required to have a COVID-19 booster shot if:
From 29 January 2022, visitors to Forensic Science SA need to have a third COVID-19 vaccination dose / booster within 4 weeks of becoming eligible.
Unvaccinated visitors are not to enter Forensic Science SA unless they have an exemption as listed above. However, regardless of vaccination status, people who are less than 12 years and 2 months of age are permitted to enter Forensic Science SA.
Other existing requirements remain.
The information above only highlights the key changes made to the Directions and does not reflect all requirements. Members of the public are encouraged to see the full Directions for further information.
All existing directions, frequently asked questions and other information can be found here: https://www.covid-19.sa.gov.au/emergency-declarations