Health conditions & Immunocompromised

Health conditions & Immunocompromised

What about immunocompromised individuals? Is the vaccination schedule the same for them?
It is recommended that immunocompromised individuals should receive an additional Pfizer or Johnson and Johnson vaccine dose at least 28 days after receiv...
How do I register for an additional (extra) vaccination dose if I am immunocompromised?
Immunocompromised individuals can register for an additional vaccination dose on the EVDS Registration Portal (https://vaccine.enroll.health.gov.za) by se...
If I am immunocompromised, how old must I be to get the additional dose?
You must be 18 yrs or older and fully vaccinated with an interval of 28 days from the previous dose. 
What do I need as an immunocompromised person before I can get the additional dose?
You will need the referral note from your doctor/nurse. Then you can register on the EVDS registration Portal https://vaccine.additional.health.gov.za/#/  t...
Which people are considered to be immunocompromised?
Individuals with the following conditions are considered to be immunocompromised: •    Haematological or immune malignancy •    Moderate to Severe Primary...
If I am immunocompromised, how long after my last vaccination dose can I get the additional dose?
It is recommended that the additional dose be given between one and three months after the previous dose with the recommended period being at the discretion...
Which vaccine can I get as an additional dose if I am immunocompromised?
An immunocompromised individual who has received the one dose Covid Vaccine Janssen® (J&J) schedule should receive an additional dose of the Janssen® va...
Which supporting documents should I take with me to the vaccination site to receive the additional dose as an immunocompromised person?
You should take along the completed referral letter or an equivalent letter issued by your medical scheme at a vaccination site, as well as your ID and medi...
Can I get 2 booster shots if I am immunocompromised?
An immunocompromised individual who has received the one dose Covid Vaccine Janssen® (J&J) schedule should receive an additional dose of the Janssen® va...
When can I get booster shots if I am immunocompromised?
If you are immunocompromised, and you have received an additional dose, you will be eligible to receive a booster: After a primary series of Pfizer (2 d...