Where and how to get your COVID-19 and flu vaccinations

Where to get your COVID-19 and influenza (flu) vaccinations, and how to book a vaccination appointment.

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Stay up to date with your recommended COVID-19 vaccinations

Staying up to date with your recommended vaccinations provides the best protection against severe illness from COVID-19. Everyone in Australia aged 5 years and older is recommended to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

Find detailed advice about the COVID-19 vaccine doses recommended for your age and health needs

COVID-19 vaccination appointments are available at thousands of locations across NSW including pharmacies, GPs and vaccination clinics. You can also find and book a vaccination appointment through the healthdirect Service Finder.

For help to make a COVID-19 vaccination appointment, you can call the National Coronavirus Helpline on 1800 020 080. Free in-language assistance is available (menu option 8).

Or, you can SMS ‘Hey EVA’ to the Easy Vaccine Access (EVA) call back service on 0481 611 382 from 7am to 10pm, 7 days a week and be supported to book your vaccination appointment. Free in-language assistance is available.

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COVID-19 vaccination support and resources

Get the facts about COVID-19 vaccination.

Get COVID-19 information in your community language, or call the Australian Government translation service on 131 450.

If you find it hard to read, there are Easy Read resources available that explain vaccination with simple words and pictures.

Get a flu vaccination

COVID-19 and flu are both circulating in NSW communities. COVID-19 and flu vaccines can be given at the same time.

Flu vaccination is recommended annually for everyone in Australia aged 6 months and over.

Flu vaccination is always free for people aged 65 years and over, children aged 6 months to under 5 years old, Aboriginal people, pregnant women and people at higher risk of severe illness from flu.

Some providers may charge an administration or consultation fee for the flu vaccination. Ask your GP or pharmacist if this applies to you.

Protecting young children from COVID-19 and flu

Parents are recommended to get their children vaccinated to protect against severe illness from both COVID-19 and flu.

Children aged 5 and over are recommended to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

COVID-19 vaccination is recommended for children aged 6 months to under 5 who are severely immunocompromised, have a disability, or have complex and/or multiple health conditions which increase their risk of severe illness from COVID-19.

Find out more about COVID-19 vaccination for children.

Children aged 6 months and over are recommended to be vaccinated against flu.

Find out more about flu vaccination for children.

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