COVID-19 Immunisation

COVID-19 Immunisation

Check information about COVID-19 immunisation in tamariki and rangatahi. Find out about having the COVID-19 vaccine when pregnant or breastfeeding.


Information about COVID-19 immunisation

COVID-19 immunisation in children

Check KidsHealth's section on COVID-19 immunisation in children

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COVID-19 immunisation in pregnancy

Find out about COVID-19 vaccine and pregnancy
If you're pregnant/hapū, or planning a pregnancy, it is important to have the COVID-19 vaccine. Studies have shown this is safe and better for you and your baby. If you get COVID-19 while you’re pregnant you can become very sick. You can get a COVID-19 vaccine at any stage of your pregnancy. 

COVID-19 immunisation when breastfeeding

Find out about COVID-19 immunisation and breastfeeding
If you're breastfeeding and haven't had the COVID-19 vaccine already, you can make a booking now. There are no safety concerns about getting the COVID-19 vaccine if you're breastfeeding.

This page last reviewed 16 March 2023.

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