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Childhood Immunisation

It is important that immunisations, starting at 6 weeks, are done on time to prevent disease, but it is never too late to start or continue. For all immunisations make an appointment at your general practice (family doctor).
Children are entitled to free immunisations for:

  • tetanus
  • diphtheria
  • pertussis (whooping cough)
  • polio
  • Hib
  • hepatitis B
  • pneumococcal disease
  • measles
  • mumps
  • rubella

When your baby is born, he/she will be registered, with your consent, on the National Immunisation Register (NIR) and all your child’s immunisations will be recorded.

Useful Links:
www.moh.govt.nz/immunisation
www.immune.org.nz/

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Wakari Hospital, Dunedin

Dunedin - South Otago

369 Taieri Road
Wakari
Dunedin
OTA 9010

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369 Taieri Road
Wakari
Dunedin
OTA 9010

This page was last updated at 10:16AM on June 6, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Southern DHB Vaccine Preventable Diseases.