COVID-19 Vaccination

Conditions Eligibility

HealthPoint patients with any one of the following conditions or disabilities are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine now:

  • Blood cancer (such as acute myeloid leukaemia, chronic myeloid leukaemia, acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, chronic lymphocytic leukaemia, Hodgkin lymphoma, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, multiple myeloma)   
  • Bone marrow or stem cell transplant in past 6 months    
  • Cerebral palsy    
  • Currently on chemotherapy 
  • Chronic kidney disease stage 5 transplant or dialysis    
  • Congestive heart failure 
  • Dementia    
  • Down's syndrome    
  • Epilepsy   
  • HIV 
  • Learning disability apart from Down's syndrome    
  • Lupus 
  • Motor neurone disease, multiple sclerosis, myasthenia gravis, or Huntington's  
  • Oral steroids (4 or more prescriptions in past 6 months)   
  • Parkinson's disease   
  • Radiotherapy in past 6 months   
  • Rare lung conditions (bronchiectasis, cystic fibrosis, or alveolitis) 
  • Respiratory tract cancer such as lung, laryngeal (larynx), nasopharyngeal or mouth cancer    
  • Rheumatoid arthritis   
  • Severe immunodeficiency   
  • Severe mental illness (schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders)   
  • Sickle cell disease  
  • Solid organ transplant (excluding kidney and bone marrow) – such as liver, lung, heart, pancreas, small bowel and heart-lung transplants    

HealthPoint patients with 2 or more of the following conditions are eligible for COVID-19 vaccine beginning on March 31, 2021:

  • Alveolitis 
  • Asthma  
  • Atrial fibrillation  
  • Autism 
  • Body mass index (BMI) > 30 
  • Bronchiectasis 
  • Chronic kidney disease 
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)  
  • Cirrhosis of liver  
  • Congenital heart disease  
  • Coronary heart disease  
  • Cystic fibrosis 
  • Gestational diabetes  
  • Huntington's  
  • Multiple myeloma 
  • Osteoporotic fracture - as a result of osteoporosis  
  • Peripheral vascular disease (peripheral arterial disease)  
  • Pulmonary fibrosis  
  • Pulmonary hypertension  
  • Stroke (Cerebrovascular accident) 
  • Thromboembolism (Deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism) 
  • Transient ischaemic attack (TIA or ‘mini stroke’) 
  • Type 1 diabetes  
  • Type 2 diabetes