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RSV and RSV Vaccine

Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Information

RSV is a highly contagious viral infection that can spread easily. When an infected person speaks, coughs or sneezes, their infectious droplets can be breathed in by others. RSV commonly affects children; however, it can also cause severe illness in older adults.

Vaccination is a safe and effective way to help protect yourself from serious disease caused by RSV infection.

The RSV vaccine is currently available as a single vaccination to people aged 60 years and older.

Who is recommended to receive an RSV vaccination?

  • All adults aged 75 years and older
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 60 – 74 years
  • Adults aged 60 to 74 years with medical conditions that increase their risk of severe disease due to RSV, such as:
    • Cardiac disease
    • Chronic respiratory conditions
    • Immunocompromising conditions
    • Chronic metabolic disorders
    • Chronic kidney disease (stage 4 or 5)
    • Chronic neurological conditions

Cost RSV vaccination?  Fully private, not Government funded for any group.

­­­­­We can order the vaccine for $325.  Turnaround time around 2-3 working days.

One dose only. Or you can get a script from your doctor