Clinical guidance for COVID-19 vaccine providers
Find clinical guidance from the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) on administering COVID-19 vaccines to eligible patients, advice about rare side effects, contraindications, precautions and adverse effects.
- Clinical recommendations for COVID-19 vaccines
COVID-19 vaccination is recommended for all people aged 12 years and above to protect them against COVID-19. A primary vaccination course consists of 2 doses.
- COVID-19 vaccine doses and administration
There are 3 COVID-19 vaccines approved for use in Australia. Find out their dosage, volume and schedules.
COVID-19 vaccine contraindications and precautions
You may need to take extra precautions when administering COVID-19 vaccines to certain groups. Learn about what contraindications are associated with each vaccine, and what precautions you should take.
- COVID-19 vaccine adverse events
The TGA and state and territory governments monitor COVID-19 vaccine safety. You must report any adverse events. Find out more about common and uncommon adverse events.
- Clinical features of COVID-19 disease
COVID-19 disease is caused by the severe acute respiratory coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). Learn about the clinical features of the virus, and the disease it causes.
COVID-19 vaccine product information
Learn about the efficacy and effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines available in Australia.
- Transporting, storing and handling COVID-19 vaccines
Learn how to properly store, transport and handle the different COVID-19 vaccines available in Australia.
- Vaxzevria (AstraZeneca) vaccine and thrombosis with thrombocytopenia (TTS)
Clinical advice on the AstraZeneca vaccine and thrombosis with thrombocytopenia (TTS).
Comirnaty (Pfizer) and Spikevax (Moderna) and cardiac inflammation
Clinical advice on mRNA vaccines and the rare side effects of myocarditis or pericarditis.
- Additional clinical considerations
Information to help vaccine providers determine eligibility and weigh up clinical considerations for those seeking vaccination.
- Public health management
The COVID-19 pandemic is a public health emergency. Learn about the public health management actions we are taking, and your responsibilities as a healthcare provider.