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PEOPLE AT RISK OF SEVERE ILLNESS THIS WINTER

Some people eg pregnant women, will be at increased risk of severe illness from Swine Flu (H1N1 09) this winter More info »

 

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Recommended NSW Vaccination Schedule

Age Disease Immunised Against
Birth Hepatitis B
2 months Hepatitis B, Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis/Whooping Cough, Haemophilis Influenzae type B (Hib), Polio, (combined as Infanrix-hexa); Pneumococcal and rotavirus
4 months Hepatitis B, Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis/Whooping Cough, Haemophilis Influenzae type B (Hib), Polio, (combined as Infanrix-hexa);Pneumococcal and rotavirus
6 months Hepatitis B, Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis/Whooping Cough, Haemophilis Influenzae type B (Hib), Polio, (combined as Infanrix-hexa); Pneumococcal
12 months  Measles Mumps Rubella (MMR),  Haemophilis Influenzae type B (Hib), Meningococcal C,
18 months Chicken pox (varicella)
4 years Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis/Whooping Cough, Polio (combined as infanrix-IPV), MMR
   
12 years Chicken pox (for those not vaccinated as children and who have not had the disease), Hepatitis B (for those not vaccinated as children), Gardasil ( HPV vaccine provides protection against cervical cancer)
12 or 15 years Adult Diphtheria/Tetanus/Pertussis (dTpa)
50 yrs and over (Aboriginal only)  Pneumococcal and annual Influenza
65 yrs and over Pneumococcal and annual Influenza

For more information about immunisation visit the Immunise Australia website or call the Immunisation Infoline on 1800 671 811.

 

Page last updated: 04 Jul 2011