A LOCAL woman who received the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine recently says she is unconcerned by the potential side effects of the jab.
A LOCAL GP is calling on Riverlanders to continue immunising against COVID-19, saying the benefits of the vaccination outweighed the risks for people over 50 years old.
LOCAL businesses remain worried about the threat of snap border closures, despite the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine beginning in South Australia.
THE first harvest workers arriving at the Paringa Resort quarantine facility – under a State Government initiative to prevent ‘devastating impacts’ to Riverland growers – have begun their two-week quarantine period.
GENERAL practices across the Riverland began taking bookings for COVID-19 vaccinations this week after the Federal Government’s vaccine rollout progressed to phase 1b.
BARMERA’S bumper Anzac Day dawn service has been cancelled for the second year in a row – but three other Riverland towns will hold their regular commemorations, under COVID-19 conditions.
THE Riverland’s first COVID-19 vaccines are set to arrive in the region next week, with the Riverland General Hospital receiving an $11,000 storage freezer yesterday.
RIVERLANDERS will have to wait to receive their COVID-19 vaccinations, despite South Australia’s first doses being administered in Adelaide earlier this week.