NEW Cold Chain Toolkit for NSW Immunisation Providers

22 July 2019


Key changes summary

The NSW Health cold chain webpage has been updated with a summary of recent changes to NSW cold chain requirements and the new national vaccine storage guidelines ‘Strive for 5’ (3rd edition) 2019.

Toolkit and Checklist

NSW Health has developed a Cold Chain Toolkit and Safe Vaccine Storage Checklist to support immunisation providers with their cold chain management

Online training module

To continue to receive government-funded vaccines, at least one staff member of each practice must successfully complete the NSW Health Vaccine Storage and Cold Chain Management on-line learning module by 31 July 2019.

A copy of the completion certificate must be kept on file as it may be requested by NSW Health.

It is recommended that all immunisation providers complete the module to ensure they understand best practice cold chain management.

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