COVID-19 Vaccinations

Vaccination Stats Table

Vaccinations 12yrs+

Last updated Tuesday 29 March 2022, 11:20AM

Eligible 12yrs+ population = 13,210

First dose administered

13,234

99%

Second dose administered

13,007

98%

Third (booster) dose administered

9,916

75%

Total doses administered

36,157

Eligible 12yrs+ population =13,210

Vaccinations 5yrs-11yrs

Last updated Tuesday 29 March 2022, 11:20AM

Eligible 5yrs-11yrs population = 2,083

First dose administered

1,770

85%

Second dose administered

1,669

80%

Third (booster) dose administered

0

0%

Total doses administered

3,234

Eligible 5yrs-11yrs population = 2,083

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NEXT VACCINATION DATES

  • Vaccinations for Rarotonga are on going for those wishing to receive their 1st, 2nd or 3rd dose.
  • The first round of 3rd dose vaccinations for Rarotonga and Aitutaki has now been completed.
  • Dates for 3rd vaccination dose for Pa Enua will be released shortly.
  • Eligibility Criteria for 3rd Vaccination Dose

  • Available to those aged 18 years and older
  • Have had a 4 month interval since 2nd dose
  • Eligibility Criteria for 2nd Vaccination Dose

  • Available to those aged 12+ or older
  • Has Been 14+ days since receiving your 1st dose.
  • Eligibility Criteria for 1st Vaccination Dose

  • Available to those aged 5+ or older
  • Vaccination Certificates

    FREE vaccination certificates can be obtained from the Rarotonga Hospital, contact 22664 for information.

    COVID-19 vaccines are free for everyone in the Cook Islands

    The COVID-19 vaccine will be free and voluntary for eligible residents in the Cook Islands, regardless of their visa or citizenship status.

    Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is an important step you can take to protect yourself, your family and our islands from the effects of the virus. It’s one way we can fight the COVID-19 pandemic and protect our welfare and wellbeing. By having the vaccine you’ll be playing your part to protect us all.

    Our COVID-19 Vaccination Timeline

    With the support of the New Zealand Government, we managed to secure sufficient Pfizer vaccines to provide full coverage for all our eligible population.

    Vaccination rollout for 16+ year old's began on 17th May 2021

    Vaccination rollout for 12-15 year old's began 8th October 2021

    Vaccination rollout for 5-11 year old's began 3rd February 2022

    Quick Facts

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    Its Pfizer
    COVID-19 Vaccinations

    The Pfizer vaccine is available in the Cook Islands.

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    Its Free
    Quick Facts

    It is free to eligible people in the Cook Islands.

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    Its Voluntary
    Quick Facts

    It is voluntary to receive the vaccine.

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    Two doses
    Vaccine Doses

    You will need to get 2 separate vaccine doses for the best protection. A 3rd booster shot is also recommended.

    Videos

    Vaccination Update 3 - Getting ready for your vaccination

    Public Notice 1: Rarotonga COVID-19 Vaccination Rollout

    FAQs with Dr. Teariki Puni

    Vaccination Update 2 – What to expect

    Vaccine Update 1 – Important numbers to call

    Download Resources

    COVID-19 Vaccination Information Sheet

    Vaccination Information Sheet for 12 - 15 year olds

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