Covid-19 is one of the deadliest viruses in the world. Almost every country suffered a lot with this virus. Countries lost their citizen’s life in millions.
But now Australian Government is focusing more on Covid Vaccination. Covid-19 vaccine is completely free for their citizens. For Covid-19 Vaccine, people can book online slot to get vaccinated in few minutes. Person age should be at least 5 year or older than this will be eligible for booking online.
Vaccine and booster both doses are available
To receive the best protection against serious illness from COVID-19, you should be vaccinated against COVID-19.
The Australian Technical Advice Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) has recently recommended an early 2023 COVID-19 vaccine booster dose for adults in the following groups, if their last COVID-19 vaccine dose or confirmed infection was 6 months or longer:
- All adults aged 65 years and older
- Adults aged 18-64 years who have complex medical comorbidities that increase their risk of severe COVID-19, or disability with significant or complex health needs.
ATAGI has also advised that adults aged 18-64 years old without risk factors for severe COVID-19 and children and adolescents aged 5-17 years who have medical comorbidities that increase their risk of severe COVID-19, or disability with significant or complex health needs should consider an early 2023 COVID-19 vaccine dose.
An early 2023 booster dose is not recommended at this time for children and adolescents aged 17 years and younger who do not have any risk factors for severe COVID-19. But now the age relaxation applied till 5 year.
This vaccination in only available for people currently in Australia.
Australian Government will provide COVID-19 digital certificate
Your digital vaccination certificate is updated when you receive each dose of vaccine. This includes a third dose if you are someone with severe immunocompromise or if it is your booster dose.