Who is eligible for a 2023 COVID-19 booster dose?

ATAGI recommends a 2023 COVID-19 vaccine booster dose for adults in the following groups, if their last COVID-19 vaccine dose or confirmed infection (whichever is the most recent) was 6 months ago or longer, and regardless of the number of prior doses received:
• All adults aged 65 years and over
• Adults aged 18-64 years who have medical comorbidities that increase their risk of severe COVID-19, or disability with significant or complex health needs.

ATAGI 2023 Booster Advice*

AgeAt risk**No risk factors
<5 yearsNot recommendedNot recommended
5-17 yearsConsiderNot recommended
18-64 yearsRecommendedConsider
≥ 65 yearsRecommendedRecommended

*mRNA bivalent booster preferred; for ages in which a bivalent vaccine is not approved, use a vaccine approved for that age group. A 2023 booster dose should be given 6 months after a person’s last dose or confirmed infection.

**Includes those with a medical condition that increases the risk of severe COVID-19 illness (refer to ATAGI clinical guidance) or those with disability with significant or complex health needs or multiple comorbidities which increase the risk of poor outcomes from COVID-19. 

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