COVID-19 vaccination in NSW

Staying up to date with your vaccinations is a simple step you can take to help protect yourself from severe illness from COVID-19.

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Close-up of a woman with protective face mask giving a thumbs up after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine at medical clinic.

Steps to reduce your COVID risk

COVID-19 is still circulating in the community. To protect yourself:

  1. Stay up to date with your COVID-19 vaccinations.
  2. Stay home if you have cold or flu symptoms and get tested.
  3. Wear a mask in crowded, indoor places.
  4. Talk with your doctor now if you're at higher risk of severe illness. You may be eligible for antiviral medicines.
  5. Don't visit people who are at higher risk of severe illness if you have symptoms or COVID-19.

Find out more on protecting yourself from COVID-19 if you are at higher risk of severe illness.

Get a COVID-19 vaccination

COVID-19 vaccination is recommended for everyone aged over 5 years and for children aged 6 months to under 5 in some circumstances. Find out where and how to get your COVID-19 vaccination. 

Get a booster vaccination

A 2023 booster is available for adults who are eligible for their next vaccine. Find out if you're eligible.

COVID-19 vaccination for children

Vaccination is recommended for children aged 6 months to under 5 years at risk of severe COVID-19, and children aged 5 and over.

Get the facts about vaccination

COVID-19 vaccines are free for everyone in Australia regardless of Medicare or visa status.

COVID-19 vaccines - your questions answered

Evidence-based answers to frequently asked questions about COVID-19 vaccines.

COVID-19 vaccination rates

COVID-19 vaccination rates and related statistics as reported by the Australian Government.

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People at higher risk of severe illness

Some groups of people – such as those aged 70 and over – are at higher risk of becoming very sick with COVID-19.

Talk to your doctor about vaccination and COVID-19 medicines like antivirals.  

Help and support

National Coronavirus Helpline

Call the National Coronavirus Helpline for information about COVID-19 and vaccines. The helpline can assist you to locate a vaccine clinic and provide you with contact information to make a booking.

Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National)

TIS National is for people who do not speak English and for agencies and businesses that need to communicate with their non-English speaking clients.

Easy Vaccine Access (EVA)

EVA (Easy Vaccine Access) is a simple callback service to help you book a COVID-19 vaccine and answer your questions about COVID-19 vaccination.

  • If you need help, send an SMS with 'Hey EVA' to 0481 611 382 (every day, 7am to 10pm AEST).

Vaccine Clinic Finder

Use the online tool to find and book a COVID-19 vaccination appointment. You can find information about which clinics are accessible for people with disability, including quiet spaces and wheelchair access.

Search for a vaccine clinic

Disability Gateway

The Vaccine Clinic Finder now includes new information about which clinics are accessible for people with disability, including quiet spaces and wheelchair access. For help booking a COVID-19 vaccination appointment, call the Disability Gateway.

COVID-19 vaccination in Easy Read format

You might prefer to use Easy Read pages about COVID-19 if you find it difficult to read for any reason.

The resources allow you to understand COVID-19 in an easy to read format with pictures and words.

Go to Easy Read COVID-19 pages

Australia's vaccination plan

The Australian Government is leading the COVID-19 vaccine rollout across Australia.

It has developed a national strategy so that everyone can access a safe, effective and free COVID-19 vaccine.

Latest updates on the vaccination program

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