Individuals are given two vaccinations at the older adults National Immunisation Program Schedule point:

  • Prevenar 13 protects against pneumococcal disease
  • Zostavax protects against shingles

AusVaxSafety has been conducting surveillance of the vaccines given at the older adults Schedule point on a continuous basis since 2019. The analysis has remained constant over this time and not identified any safety concerns.

The latest medical attendance rate for the older adults Schedule point is below and will be updated on a quarterly basis.

 


More detailed safety data from the older adults Schedule point is available from the 2020 Vaccine Safety in Australia AusVaxSafety Summary Report below.

Click here to download AusVaxSafety data from the older adults schedule point for 2020

Last updated December 2021