COVID-19 vaccination - Information Pack


Everyone in Australia will be offered a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine. Be prepared and know what to expect before and after your vaccination.

WHAT SHOULD I DO BEFORE I GET VACCINATED FOR COVID-19?

Continue to protect yourself and your family against COVID-19:

Use the COVID-19 vaccine eligibility checker to see if you are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.


PREPARING FOR COVID VACCINATION

While you wait for your appointment, there are some things you can do now to get ready. See the patient factsheet from the Department of Health about preparing for COVID-19 vaccination:

Preparing for COVID-19 Vaccination

Mild side effects such as headache and fatigue are common for 24-48 hours so please consider this in your planning. Please read the following patient information about the AstraZeneca Vaccine, Comirnaty (Pfizer) Vaccine and the COVID-19 Vaccination Program:

Information on AstraZeneca

Information on Comirnaty (Pfizer)

Patient information sheet on AstraZeneca and TTS

COVID-19 vaccination decision guide for people with immunocompromise

AFTER YOUR VACCINE

For more information about what to expect after being given the Covid-19 vaccination, booking your second appointment and how the information you provide at your appointment is used, visit:

After your COVID-19 Vaccination AstraZeneca

After your COVID-19 Vaccination Pfizer