Want to get vaccinated but not sure where to start? Follow our six steps:
- Check immunisation history
If you’re not sure what vaccines you or your child have received, you can request an immunisation history statement from the national registers.
- Book an appointment
You can book an appointment to get vaccinated through a range of providers, including your local GP.
- Prepare for your visit
Tips on how to prepare for your own or your child’s vaccination to make it less stressful.
- During your visit
During your visit, your vaccination provider will ask questions about your own or your child’s health to make sure vaccinations are safe.
- After your visit
Sometimes you may experience mild reactions from vaccines, such as pain at the injection site, a rash or a fever. Find out what to look out for and what you should do if you’re worried.
- Get immunisation reminders
Don’t forget when your vaccinations are due. Smartphone reminder apps are a great way to manage your or your child’s vaccination schedule.
13 December 2017