Monday 27 June 2022Health news2 minutes to read
Please attribute to Philip Wheble, General Manager – West Coast DHB.
From tomorrow, Tuesday 28 June 2022, a second booster is available for those at risk of severe illness from COVID-19.
With a minimum of 6 months after receiving the first booster, the following people are recommended to receive a second booster as a priority:
In addition, a second booster is available for:
If you have had a COVID infection, you need to wait 3 months once your symptoms have cleared, before you can have another COVID-19 vaccination. If you did not have any symptoms, you need to wait 3 months from the date of your positive test result.
COVID-19 vaccinations are now available at some GP practices and pharmacies across the West Coast, please check www.healthpoint.co.nz/covid-19-vaccination/west-coast/ to find out where to access and how to book COVID-19 vaccinations in your area.
The COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Greymouth in the Community Services building will be open Tuesday – Saturday 10 am – 4 pm.
Bookings for the second booster are preferred and highly recommended. These are available on: https://bookmyvaccine.covid19.health.nz/ or phone 0800 28 29 26 from Tuesday 28 June.
There will also be some capacity for walk-ins at the Greymouth clinic. However, if you cannot be vaccinated on the day, the team will book you in for the next available appointment.
For those who are not considered at risk of severe illness from COVID-19, a two-dose primary course and a booster dose provides very good protection against severe illness from COVID-19.
Page last updated: 27 June 2022
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