Covid-19 Vaccine Winter Dose

A Winter dose of the Covid-19 Vaccine is an additional booster or a 4th Dose to be given 4 months after your first booster/3rd dose, which at the moment is only recommended for the following population groups:

  1. Adults aged 65 and over
  2. Residents of aged care or disability care facilities
  3. People aged 16 years and older with severe immunocompromise (as defined in the  ATAGI statement on the use of a 3rd primary dose of COVID-19 vaccine in individuals who are severely immunocompromised)
  4. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 50 years and older.

For those aged 16+ who are severely immunocompromised, this will be a 5th dose, 4 months after your booster and your 3 dose Primary course. To help you have a better understanding of who’s due for what and when, please click on the link for ATAGI’s Recommended Doses and Vaccines poster.

If you would like to start booking for your Winter dose, please ring our Reception on 4315 6939.

For more information on Winter Doses, see ATAGI’s statement on recommendations on a winter booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine . Please visit the Australian Department of Health website for an update on any other Covid-19 related information.

Posted by Dr Gouthami Sunkanapally

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