Members have been requesting information about the Covid-19 vaccination booster shots.
The Government has reduced the interval between the second Covid-19 vaccination dose and the booster shot from 6 months to 4 months.
- Anyone who had their second vaccination shot 6 months ago is eligible now for the booster shot.
- From 5 January 2022 anyone over the age of 18 will be eligible for the booster shot 4 months from their second vaccination shot.
- Those classified as immunocompromised and who have received a third dose of the Covid-19 vaccination are also eligible for a booster dose 6 months from their third primary dose.
For Government information on the vaccine booster, locations of walk-in vaccination centres and the booster booking system please click on: https://covid19.govt.nz/covid-19-vaccines/how-to-get-a-covid-19-vaccination/getting-your-booster-dose/