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Getting a booster dose
A booster dose is an extra dose of
a COVID-19 vaccine.
A booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine helps protect you from
- Catching the virus
- Getting very sick from the virus.
Who can get a booster dose?
You can get a booster dose if you
- Are 16 years or older
- Had your last vaccine dose at least 3 months ago.
Some people need 1 booster dose.
Some people need 2 booster doses.
Your doctor can tell you how many booster doses you will need.
When you've had all the doses you need of a COVID-19 vaccine, we say you are up to date with your vaccinations.
Where can you get a booster dose?
You can call to book your booster dose.
You can also book your booster dose on our website.
You can get your booster dose
- At a NSW Health vaccination clinic
- From your doctor
- At a pharmacy.
You can call the Disability Gateway if you need
- To ask questions about your booster dose
- Support to book your booster dose.
You can call the Service NSW COVID 19 Helpline.
You can go to our website.