Adult and Child Immunisation Schedule

Adult and Child Immunisation Schedule

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Funded Immunisation Schedule - Tasmania - July 2020

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–IPV–Hib

13vPCV

Rotavirus

Bexsero (Men B)(IM)^

Aboriginal children and children with specified medical risk conditions#

4 months

Infanrix Hexa

Prevenar 13 

Rotarix 10-24 weeks of age

(IM)

(IM)

(oral)

DTPa-HepB-IPV-Hib

13vPCV

Rotavirus

Bexsero (IM)^

Aboriginal children and children with specified medical risk conditions#

6 months

Infanrix hexa

(IM)

DTPa-hepB-IPV-Hib

Prevenar 13 (IM)

Children with specified medical risk conditions#

Bexsero (IM)^

All children with specified medical risk conditions#

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 birthweight (<2000g) and/or preterm (<32 weeks)

Bexsero (IM)^

Aboriginal children and children with specified medical risk conditions#

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

IPVPneumovax 23 (23vPPV) (IM)#

Children with specified medical risk conditions# plus a second dose at least 5 years later

Year 7 Students

Boostrix

Gardasil 9 - 2 does 6 months apart

(IM)

(IM)

dTpa

9vHPV

 
Year 10 Students

Nimenrix

(not required if previously received)

(IM)

MenACWY

Catch up for 15 – <20 year olds

Pregnant women

Adacel or Boostrix

Recommended 20–32 weeks

Influenza Vaccine≈

During any stage of pregnancy

(IM)


(IM)

dTpa


Influenza

 

Aboriginal Adults
50 years and over

   

Prevenar 13 (IM)

Aboriginal adults without a risk condition, followed by2 doses of Pneumovax 23 (IM)#

70 years

Zostavax – Catch up for 71–79 years (until 31 October 2021)

Prevenar 13 – 70 Years and over

(SC)

(IM)

VZV

13vPCV


State Funded Programs

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

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 overseasHIGH

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Bexsero - available for people of all ages with some medical conditions# that increase the risk of Invasive Meningococcal Disease. Catch up is available for all Aboriginal children <2 years of age for 3 years (until June 2023). For further information see online edition of the Australian Immunisation Handbook (AIH).

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Specified medical risk conditions - refer to online edition of AIH for additional doses and eligibility.

Pneumococcal - people >12 months of age with conditions which increase their risk of pneumococcal require a dose of 13vPCV at diagnosis followed by 2 doses of 23vPPV. The NIP funds some but not all risk conditions (refer to AIH for eligibility and dose intervals).

Influenza Program - refer to Funded Influenza Schedule-Tasmania for influenza vaccine information.

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Catch up - all people aged less than 20 years, adult refugees and humanitarian entrants are eligible for free catch up vaccines. For further information visit health.gov.au/immunisation

Updated July 2020