RSV Vaccine- Available Now!

July 5, 2024

Rozelle Total Health now has stock of AREXVY RSV vaccine. RSV (Respiratory syncytial Virus) is a virus that causes upper and lower respiratory tract infection and can cause severe disease, particularly in older people.

The RSV vaccination is recommended for:

  • all people aged over 75 years and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged over 60 years
  • people with medical risk factors for severe RSV disease aged over 60 years
  • pregnant women to protect their newborn infant (Abrysvo vaccine- we do not have stock of this as of July 2024)

The medical risk factors for severe RSV disease include:

  • cardiac disease
  • chronic respiratory conditions
  • immunocompromising conditions
  • chronic metabolic disorders, including diabetes
  • chronic kidney disease (stage 4 or 5)
  • chronic neurological conditions
  • obesity

A single dose is recommended to protect older people. This vaccine is not government funded and attracts a fee of $320 per dose. Please call our reception team on 02 9087 4600 to book an appointment.

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