Influenza vaccine is now available to order across all age ranges for both the state funded children six months to under five years program and the National Immunisation Program (NIP).

Influenza vaccine can also be ordered for all eligible staff as a part of Victorian Healthcare Worker Vaccination Programs.

Summary of influenza vaccine availability

Age range Current vaccine stock status Ordering recommendation Additional information and likely change in stock status
All ages AVAILABLE Order now as needed. Vaccine stock is available across all age groups. Order now as needed.

Recommendations for ordering and choice of vaccine for eligible groups

If you have no Fluzone High-dose or Fluad in stock, Afluria Quad (by preference) or FluQuadri (if you have no Afluria Quad) should now be given to those aged 65 and over. When you order quadrivalent vaccine, stock provided may include multiple brands.

Vaccine stock is now available to order across all age groups. Place a vaccine order in the usual manner, remembering there is a maximum of one order per week.

Back orders for FluQuadri Jnr will arrive at your clinic early next week. Please do not re-order.

Influenza vaccine for healthcare workers

Healthcare worker vaccination stock is available for order. Previous recommendations to limit healthcare worker vaccination to high risk clinical areas no longer apply.

Place a vaccine order in the usual manner.

More information

For more information, contact the Department's Immunisation Unit on 1300 882 008, 9am to 12pm and 2pm to 3pm Monday to Friday or by email on immunisation@dhhs.vic.gov.au.

 

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