Find out more about vaccination for children, adolescents and adults, including the schedule, vaccine eligibility, reporting adverse events, ordering vaccines and accessing resources.

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Immunisation newsletter – July 2020

  • What’s new? Free meningococcal B (Bexsero®) vaccine for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander infants and children
  • What’s new? Free Pneumococcal (Prevenar 13® and Pneumovax 23®) vaccines for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from 50 years of age
  • What’s new? Pneumococcal (Prevenar 13) vaccine for older non-Indigenous adults from 70 years
  • What’s new? Updated National Immunisation Program eligibility criteria for risk conditions
  • Updated resources to assist the new National Immunisation Program schedule changes from 1 July 2020
  • From July 2020 - first release of the National Immunisation Catch-up Calculator (NICC)
  • Links to further information

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COVID-19 and vaccination

Continue vaccinating and encouraging vaccination and follow the advice provided about adapting service delivery.

Listen to the Melbourne Vaccine Education Centre podcast series COVID19 Road to a vaccine.

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