Adult and Child Immunisation Schedule

Adult and Child Immunisation Schedule

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Funded Immunisation Schedule - Tasmania - November 2019

National Immunisation Program

All people aged less than 20 years are eligible for free catch up vaccines. Adult refugees and humanitarian entrants are eligible for some free catch up vaccines. For further information visit Department of Health, Australia Immunisation

AgeVaccine Route GivenAntigen Additional Vaccines

Birth

HB Vax II Paediatric within 7 days of birth (IM)

Hep B

 

6 weeks

Infanrix Hexa

Prevenar 13

Rotarix 6-14 weeks of age

(IM)

(IM)

(oral)

DTPa-hepB-Hib

13vPCV

Rotavirus

 

4 months

Infanrix Hexa

Prevenar 13 

Rotarix 10-24 weeks of age

(IM)

(IM)

(oral)

DTPa-HepB-IPV-Hib

13vPCV

Rotavirus

 

6 months

Infanrix hexa  (IM)

DTPa-hepB-IPV-Hib

Prevenar 13 (IM)

Medically at risk and/or preterm (<28 weeks)

12 Months

Priorix or M-M-R II

Nimenrix

Prevenar 13

(SC/IM)

(IM)

(IM)

MMR

Men ACWY

13vPCV

HB Vax II Paediatric (IM) Low birth weight (<2000g) and/or preterm (<32 weeks)

18 months

Priorix-Tetra or ProQuad

Tripacel or Infanrix

Act-HIB

(SC/IM)

(IM)

(SC/IM)

MMRV

DTPa

Hib

 

4 years

 Infanrix IPV or Quadracel  (IM)

DTPa-IPV

Pneumovax 23 (IM)#

Individuals who are medically at risk

Year 7 Students

Boostrix

Gardasil 9 - 2 does 6 months apart

(IM)

(IM)

dTpa

9vHPV

 
Year 10 Students

Nimenrix

Catch-up for 15 –19 year olds

(IM)

MenACWY

 
15-49 years   

Pneumovax 23 (IM)# Aboriginal people who are medically at risk

50 years and over

   

Pneumovax 23 (IM) – For all Aboriginal people

65 years and over

 Pneumovax 23 (IM)

23vPPV

Pneumovax 23 (IM)#

Individuals who are medically at risk

70 years

Zostavax

Catch up for 71-79 years (until 2021)

(SC)

VZV

 

Pregnant women

Adacel or Boostrix

Preferably 20-32 weeks

(IM)

dTpa

# Refer to current online edition of the Australian Immunisation Handbook (AIH) for medical risk factors and recommended additional doses.


State Funded Programs

ProgramVaccineEligibility
High risk for Hep BEngerix-B (IM)  See DoH Public Health Services website for eligibility criteria
High risk for Hep  A

Avaxim (IM) - 2 doses 6 months apart until April 2020

Men who have sex with men (16-69 years)
Individuals who have injected drugs within the past 12 months
People who experience homelessness
Inmates of correctional services

Measles program

M-M-R II (SC/IM) People born during or after 1966 without documented evidence of two measles containing
vaccines or serological evidence of immunity
Infants aged 6 to 12 months travelling overseas

Refer to the Annual Funded Influenza Program Tasmania Schedule for influenza vaccine information

Updated November 2019