COVID-19 Booster Vaccine- 16-17 years

Monday, 07 February 2022 16:01

As of 3 February 2022 ATAGI have recommended a booster vaccination for all adolescents aged 16 -17 years. 

Bookings are available online

  • Pfizer is the only brand currently registered for use as a booster dose in this age group. 
  • Must be 3 months after receiving 2nd dose of a COVID-19 vaccine 
  • Adolescents who have recently had COVID-19 infection are still recommended to receive a booster dose. The booster dose can be administered immediately after recovery from acute illness or can be deferred for up to 4 months.