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If my baby/infant is ill, should I postpone their vaccination?

Page last updated 27 July 2020

It is best to contact your GP or healthcare provider if your baby or infant is ill. They will determine whether it is appropriate for your child to be vaccinated. If your child has a fever of 38.5C or above, it is usually recommended to wait until their fever has cleared before getting vaccinated. 

Sources & Citations

6. City of Monash. Immunisation – Frequently Asked Questions. Available at: (accessed 14 May 2020).

MAT-AU-2000085 - Date of preparation July 2020