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  • Immunisation from an early age helps protect your child against serious childhood infections.
  • The Immunisation Schedule Victoria outlines the vaccines your child needs and the age at which each vaccine should be given.
  • Some groups are more at risk than others in the community and may need extra vaccines.
  • Stay in the clinic with your child for at least 15 minutes after their immunisation to be sure there are no immediate side effects.
  • Serious side effects or allergic reactions to the vaccines are rare.

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Reviewed on: 29-06-2023