2023 Booster – COVID-19 vaccine


Updated 13/03/2023

(i)   “2023 Booster” – COVID-19

“2023 Booster” of COVID-19 vaccination is available for the following groups, if their last COVID-19 vaccine dose or confirmed infection (whichever is the most recent) was 6 months ago or longer, and regardless of the number of prior doses received:

  • All adults aged 18 years and older, or
  • Children and adolescents aged 5-17 years who have medical comorbidities that increase their risk of severe COVID-19, or disability with significant or complex health needs

The “2023 Booster” will be the 5th dose for many adults (or 6th dose for immunocompromised adults).

Please click here for the ATAGI statement (08/02/2023) for further details


(ii)   Pfizer Bivalent (BA.4/5) booster

Please also note that the updated Pfizer Bivalent (BA.4/5) booster is now available to be used as a booster for any person aged ≥12 years who is recommended to receive a COVID-19 booster according to the ATAGI 2023 booster advice above.

Please click here for further information on the updated Pfizer Bivalent BA.4/5 vaccine