Guidance for childhood immunisation and wearing PPE in Alert Level 4 – learn more here.

We are pleased to introduce the first edition/release of our COVID-19 Immunisation Clinical Toolkit. 

Joining the COVID-19 Vaccination Workforce

There are a large number of people supporting the COVID-19 vaccine rollout in New Zealand. The Immunisation Advisory Centre is focused on providing education and support to all health professionals and allied workers during the rollout. 

Find out what education we have available for your profession. 

How does the COVID-19 vaccine work?

How can we be confident getting vaccinated is safe?



22 Aug 2021

The Government has today announced a change in post-vaccination observation period. It is now a minimum of 15 minutes instead of 20 minutes. 


08 Sep 2021

As part of the Polynesian Health Corridors programme, a five-year programme led by the Ministry of Health to strengthen existing linkages between the New Zealand and Polynesian health systems, the Immunisation Advisory Centre (IMAC) has been contracted to provide expert advice and education to support workforce readiness and a successful COVID-19 vaccination rollout in Niue, Tokelau and the Cook Islands.