24 December 2021

Update on booster and third doses - 24 December 2021

The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) has released updated advice on COVID-19 booster doses and third doses for immunocompromised people.

ATAGI have recommended:

  • a booster dose for adults, 4 months after their second dose, noting the holiday period, and
  • when practical – a COVID-19 booster for adults 3 months after their second dose.

In addition, immunocompromised individuals who have received 3 doses are recommended a booster dose (fourth dose) 4 months after their third dose (and 3 months when practical).

ACT Health is now accepting bookings for appointments from 4 January 2022 either online via MyDHR or over the phone.

Please note our COVID-19 vaccination booking line and our ACT Government clinics are closed over the Christmas period.

The ACT COVID-19 vaccination booking line 02 5124 7700 will reopen at 7am Tuesday 3 January.

The AIS Arena COVID-19 vaccination clinic will reopen at 8am Tuesday 4 January 2022.

The Access and Sensory COVID-19 vaccination clinic will reopen at 8.30am Tuesday 4 January 2022.

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