Adults (above 19 years)
The vaccines needed in adulthood may depend on your age, lifestyle and which vaccinations you’ve had in the past. Check out the vaccinations you require. And if you missed any vaccinations as a child, find out how to catch up.
Vaccination is just as important for adults to stay protected from harmful diseases. If you haven’t had the recommended vaccines during your childhood, you can still get catch-up vaccines. If you are unsure whether you’ve had them, speak to your doctor or immunisation provider.
Health advice in relation to COVID-19 vaccine
View the Queensland Government’s COVID-19 vaccine roll out plan to assess when you’re eligible for a vaccine.
Having catch-up vaccinations means people can complete a course of age-appropriate vaccinations in the shortest but most effective timeframe. This provides optimal protection against disease as quickly as possible.
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People with medically at-risk conditions may require additional vaccines. Talk to your doctor for more information.
|19 to 49 years old||Measles-mumps-rubella||
|50 years old and older||Pneumococcal||
|65 years and older||Influenza||
|70 years and older||Varicella zoster (shingles)||
* People with certain conditions have an increased risk of pneumococcal disease. They need extra doses of vaccines to optimise protection. For more information on pneumococcal vaccines, see your doctor or health provider.
Find out more
To find out more on immunisation for adults aged 19 years old and over, contact your doctor or health provider or call 13 HEALTH (13 432 584).