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Recommended vaccinations for adults above the age of 65

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The National Adult Immunisation Schedule (NAIS) recommends vaccination against influenza and pneumococcal disease in adults above the age of 65. Influenza and pneumococcal disease are respiratory illnesses which are highly contagious and can cause serious lung infections which can lead to hospitalisation and fatal consequences. Under the NAIS, Singaporean adults aged 65 years and above are eligible for the following vaccinations:

1) Annual Influenza vaccine,

2) Pneumococcal Conjugate (PCV13) vaccine

3) Pneumococcal Polysaccharide (PPSV23) vaccine (1 year after PCV13)

These vaccinations are heavily subsidised by the government. Subsidy rates are means-tested, so it varies with the type of CHAS, PG or Merdeka card that one holds. The remaining amount can be paid for using your own or your immediate family member’s Medisave500, thereby requiring close to zero out-of-pocket expenses. We will also be waiving any consultation fees for patients coming in for vaccinations.

How to make an appointment with Intemedical Kovan?

Appointment Portal: https://forms.gle/HyGy59i9mYx4sEi96

(most direct and fuss-free)

WhatsApp: 8879 9404

(available during clinic opening hours, 8am to 12am)

Mobile: 8879 9404

(messaging preferred)

Landline: 6243 3036

(please be aware that the phone might be engaged due to high call volume)


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