We have updated our COVID-19 vaccination in children page to reflect the statement by the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) regarding vaccination of adolescents aged 12-15 years.

The following groups of children among those aged 12–15 years are to be prioritised for vaccination using the Comirnaty (Pfizer) vaccine:

  • Children with specified medical conditions that increase their risk of severe COVID-19 (including severe asthma, diabetes, obesity, cardiac and circulatory congenital anomalies, neuro developmental disorders, epilepsy, immuno-compromised and trisomy 21)
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children aged 12–15 years
  • All children aged 12–15 years in remote communities, as part of broader community outreach vaccination programs that provide vaccines for all ages (≥12 years).

To find out more information, please refer to our dedicated MVEC COVID-19 vaccination in children page in the link below.
MVEC COVID-19 vaccination in children page