Additional Covid-19 Booster Dose 2023
Additional COVID-19 booster dose 2023.
Dear Relatives & Friends of Buckland
The Australian Government has recommended and updated its advice for the COVID-19 booster dose.
Consent forms will be available from the Nursing Home Reception Desk. Please complete and return these ASAP if you would like your loved one to receive the latest dose of COVID-19 vaccine. Alternatively, you can visit https://www.health.gov.au/resources/publications/covid-19-vaccination-consent-form-for-covid-19-vaccination?language=en and fill out the form and send back to us at
We are currently arranging for a GP to administer this next dose if eligible.
Who is recommended to have a booster vaccine dose?
If your last COVID-19 vaccine dose or confirmed infection (whichever is the most recent) was 6 months ago or more, you may be recommended to receive an additional COVID-19 vaccine booster dose. It does not matter how many doses you have received before.
75 years or older
You are recommended to receive an additional 2023 COVID-19 vaccine dose if 6 months has passed since your last dose or confirmed COVID-19 infection.
65 to 75 years
You should consider an additional 2023 COVID-19 vaccine dose if 6 months has passed since your last dose or confirmed COVID-19 infection. Discuss with your doctor.
If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact me on (02) 4752 2500 Thank you.
Lisa Murray- IPC Lead