Please note this video is for Comirnaty 30mcg purple cap, now superceded by Comirnaty 30mcg grey cap and Comirnaty 15/15mcg grey cap, but contains a useful guide for vaccine preparation. 

COVID-19 vaccines are administered by a specifically trained workforce in New Zealand, where health, safety and patient trust is placed first. Find out about the makeup of the COVID-19 vaccination workforce in New Zealand.

Vaccinators are following normal best practice in drawing up and administering the COVID-19 vaccine as for all other vaccines, consistent with standard immunisation guidelines. Watch this video below on preparing the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to learn more about the process.

Preparing the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine


Last updated: 30 March 2023