NSLHD News Feb 25


Boost your protection against COVID-19

COVID-19 booster vaccinations are now available and recommended.

Boosters help keep protection high

You are eligible to receive a booster vaccine if you are:

Vaccine efficacy against symptomatic infection can drop from around 94 % to around 50 % after several months since the second dose of vaccination.

Aged 18 years and over

People who receive a third booster dose after their second dose reduce their risk of:

It has been 3months since you received your second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

Hospital admission by 93 %

Serious illness by 92 %

Death by 81 %

3 months

COVID-19 vaccine

compared to people who only received two doses.

The Pfizer and Moderna mRNA vaccines are

It’s not mandatory to get a booster, but it is highly recommended. Not only does it help keep your protection against COVID-19 high, it also protects your family, colleagues, and the wider community.

approved for Booster vaccinations, even if you had a different vaccine for your first two doses.

COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine

Book today! For more information on booster vaccinations, visit: www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/vaccination/get-vaccinated/boosters

© NSWHealth January 2022. SHPN (SHEOC) 211062

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