Fully vaccinated Territorians aged 18 and over can start booking their COVID-19 booster shot appointments from today.
Territorians who received their vaccination six months ago will be able to receive their booster dose from as early as November 8.
Pfizer booster doses will be available to all fully vaccinated Territorians aged 18 and over regardless of the brand of previous vaccine they received.
AstraZeneca boosters are only available to those who can't have the Pfizer vaccine for medical reasons or people who are fully vaccinated with AstraZeneca.
"The Territory Labor Government's vaccine rollout is now evolving to rollout boosters from as early as next week," Health Minister Natasha Fyles said
"Booster doses will help provide the best protection for individual Territorians, their loved ones and the broader community.
"Our community has done an excellent job rolling up their sleeves - 88 per cent of Territorians have received their first dose and 74 per cent are now fully vaccinated."
The Australian Technical Advisory Group (ATAGI) on Immunisation is not currently recommending booster doses for people aged 12 to 17.
Appointments are required to receive a booster dose which can be booked here: https://covid19appointment.nt.gov.au/vaccinate#/appointment
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