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Due to the high number of people phoning and filling out the online form, it may be some months before we notify you of an appointment date.

If you've filled in the form, we've received your details - you don't need to call. Thank you for your patience.

View information about the BCG vaccination

 

The BCG vaccination is for children under 5 years who may be at risk of TB. 

Please answer the questions below to find out if your child is eligible for the BCG vaccination.

Click here for the list of countries with high rates of TB.

Is your child
Not eligible

Your child is not at an increased risk of catching TB and does not need the BCG vaccine. If you have any queries, please call the BCG phone at 0800 FOR BCG (0800 367 224).

Has your child lived in a house or family/whānau with a person who either currently has TB or has a history of TB?
Within the last five years, has any household member or carer lived for six months or longer in a country with a high number of TB cases?
Will your child live for three months or longer in a country with a high number of TB cases?
Not eligible

Your child is not at an increased risk of catching TB and does not need the BCG vaccine. If you have any queries, please call the BCG phone at 0800 FOR BCG (0800 367 224).

Is your child
Your child is eligible

Please click next.

Has your child had close contact with anyone who currently has active TB?
Has your child lived or stayed in a country with high rates of TB for 3 months or more? (This includes multiple visits totalling 3 months or more)
Is there a family member who has had TB disease in the last 5 years?
Your child is eligible

Please click next.

Your child will need a Mantoux skin test before being offered the BCG vaccination.

Please fill in the form on the next page, and our staff will be in touch accordingly.

Contact information

If your child is eligible, fill in your information below. We will email you an appointment date when one is available.

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