Stay protected in aged care with additional COVID-19 vaccine doses
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Vaccination against COVID-19 reduces serious illness and death from infection.
The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) provides advice on COVID-19 vaccine doses.
If it has been 6 months since receiving a COVID-19 vaccine or confirmed COVID-19 infection, an additional dose:
- is recommended for everyone 75 years or older
- should be considered for people aged 65 to 74 years and people aged 18 to 64 years with severe immunocompromise following discussion with their healthcare provider.
If you are unsure of your last COVID-19 vaccine dose or when you last had a COVID-19 infection, it is safe to get another.