Gympie Road Medical Centre is a COVID-19 Vaccine Provider centre.
We understand that you might have some questions and concerns regarding your immunisation. Please book a standard appointment with one of our GPs to go through your questions and concerns.
Who is eligible for Booster:
COVID-19 vaccine booster program has started for people in Australia aged 18 and over who have completed their primary two-dose course of vaccination at least four months ago.
Pfizer is recommended as a booster dose, no matter which vaccine was administered as the primary course .
A booster dose is not currently recommended for people under 18 years of age.
The booster dose can be co-administered with the influenza vaccine.
The booster rollout for people who have completed their primary course of vaccination at least four months ago will start from 4 January.
People who are immunocompromised who have received three primary doses of COVID-19 vaccine are also recommended to have a booster dose in line with the timing for the general population, currently four months from their primary course or third dose.
Vaccine for children 5 to 11 years:
The Comirnaty (Pfizer) vaccine has been approved for children 5 to 11 years. The vaccine schedule for children is 2 doses, given 8 weeks apart. This interval can be shortened in special circumstances to a minimum of 3 weeks.
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