COVID-19 vaccination and boosters in NSW

Staying up to date with your vaccinations and boosters is a simple step you can take to help protect yourself and your loved ones.

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Steps to reduce your COVID risk

Cases of COVID-19 remain high in the community. To protect yourself and your loved ones:

  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 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 booster vaccination

An additional booster dose is now recommended for people aged 50 and over and people at higher risk of serious illness from COVID-19.

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 to 11 years.

COVID-19 vaccination for workers

Some workers are required to have a COVID-19 vaccination to go to work. Check the rules below.

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.

NSW COVID-19 vaccination rates

COVID-19 vaccination and booster rates and related statistics in NSW.


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Influenza (flu)

Both flu and COVID-19 are circulating in the community. It is important to protect yourself and your community by getting vaccinated.

Learn more about flu and how to protect yourself

 


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.

Read common questions about the COVID-19 vaccine.

Latest updates on the vaccination program


COVID-19 vaccination in Easy Read format

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

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

People at higher risk of severe disease

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.

Easy Vaccine Access (EVA)

EVA (Easy Vaccine Access) is a simple callback service to help you book a COVID-19 vaccine.

  • If you need help making a COVID-19 vaccine booking, send an SMS with 'Hey EVA' to 0481 611 382 (every day, 7am to 10pm AEST).

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.

The 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.

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