Did you know that only 30 per cent of eligible Australians have had their COVID-19 booster shot? Boosters are incredibly important because they can strengthen your protection up to 95 per cent against serious illness from COVID-19.
You are eligible for a winter COVID-19 vaccine (second booster) if you are:
aged 16-64 years and have complex, chronic or severe conditions, including:
The recommendations for an additional booster dose focus on protecting the most vulnerable groups against severe illness.
You can get your winter COVID-19 vaccination 4 months after your first booster dose. If you get COVID-19 before your winter booster dose, wait three months to receive it.
The COVID-19 and flu vaccines can be given together at the same time. Most people who are eligible for an additional winter COVID-19 booster will also be eligible for a free flu vaccine.
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