Adult and Child Immunisation Schedule

Adult and Child Immunisation Schedule

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Funded Immunisation Schedule - Tasmania - April 2019

AGEVACCINE ROUTE GIVENANTIGEN ADDITIONAL VACCINES
 National Immunisation Program*   

Birth

HB Vax 11 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

(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) or (SC)

(IM)

(IM)

MMRV

DTPa

Hib

 

4 years

 Infanrix IPV or Quadracel  (IM)

DTPa-IPV

Pneumovax 23 (IM)#

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 (23vPPV) – recommended but not funded

65 years and over

 Pneumovax 23 (IM)

23vPPV

 Pneumovax 23#

70 years

 Zostavax (SC)

VZV

 

Pregnant women

Adacel or Boostrix

Preferably 20-32 weeks

(IM)

dTpa

 
 State Funded Programs   
6 weeks- 20 years

Nimenrix 6 weeks – <2 years

Menactra 2 –14 years and 20 years

(IM)

(IM)

MenACWY

MenACWY

 
High risk for Hep BEngerix-B see DoH Public Health Services website for eligibility criteria (IM)Hep B 
Men who have sex with menAvaxim 2 does 6 months apart 16-69 years(IM)Hep A

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

* All people aged less than 20 years are eligible for free catch up vaccines. Adult refugees and humanitarian entrants are eligible for free catch up vaccines. For further information visit health.gov.au/immunisation

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

Updated May 2019