Information regarding immunisations for adolescents

Published on 08 November 2021

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In Victoria, adolescents aged 10–19 years are eligible for a range of free vaccinations.

These vaccines are usually delivered by local council immunisation services who visit secondary schools in their area across the school year.  

Due to the interruptions that schools have faced due to the pandemic, this vaccination program will not be completed onsite at schools to avoid further interruptions during the last few weeks of term. 

Please note our program does not offer the COVID-19 vaccine.

Students in year 7 are offered the:

 

Students in year 10 are offered the:

  • Meningococcal ACWY vaccine – 1 dose only


    Additional times and dates are being offered for the above vaccines, please book here

     

    For additional information regarding vaccinations for adolescents, please click here.

     

    FAQs

    How long should I wait after the COVID-19 vaccine before another vaccine is given?

    Currently a minimum of seven days is required between the COVID-19 vaccine and any other vaccine.

    Can I get the vaccines through my GP?

    Yes.You can book an appointment with your GP clinic.

    My child missed the vaccine last year.  Can they still get if?

    Yes, the vaccines are still free this year and you can book in to any community session or contact your GP clinic.

    How do I check to see what vaccine my child has received?

    If your child is under 14 years of age you can view their immunisation records through your MYGOV account or through the Medicare app. If they are 14 years or over, Medicare requires them to use their own account.
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