Milton Village Medical has been included on the list of eligible practices participating in the national COVID-19 vaccine roll-out.
We are administering the Pfizer vaccine in both the 12years+ and 5-11 years formulations
Patients 12 years+ require 2 doses, 3-6 weeks apart
Patients 5-11 years require 2 doses, 8 weeks apart
Immunocompromised patients require a 3rd dose, 2 months after the 2nd dose
Third doses are for severely immunocompromised people as part of a 3-dose primary course
First booster dose
You are eligible for your first booster dose if you are:
aged 16 years and older
it has been at least 3 months since your second COVID-19 vaccine dose.
Second booster dose
ATAGI has recommended additional booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine for groups at greater risk of severe illness from COVID-19. The intention is to provide these vulnerable groups with additional vaccine protection before winter.
You are eligible for your second booster dose (also known as a "winter dose") if you are:
65 years or older
a resident of an aged care or disability care facility
severely immunocompromised (as defined by ATAGI)
Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and aged 50 years and older
it has been at least 4 calendar months (17 weeks) since either:
your first COVID-19 booster dose
a confirmed COVID-19 infection, if the infection occurred since your first COVID-19 booster dose (whichever is more recent).
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