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Vaccinations

A comprehensive range of Vaccinations are available at our clinics islandwide. Whether it is as a follow up to your health screening, or simply because you desire to be better protected, we’ve got you covered.

Selected Adult and Childhood Vaccinations may be covered under the MediSave500 Scheme. Please visit MOH website here for details. Should your prepaid vaccination be covered, we will process necessary Medisave application with you and refund the prepaid sum.

Subsidised Vaccinations & CDS

N = Public Rate

G = CHAS Green/ Non CHAS

P = Pioneer Generation

M = Merdeka Generation /
CHAS Blue & Orange

Price is applicable for one dose only and includes consultation charge. Practice fee of $2 applies.

VaccinationsNGPM
Flu Jab (Fluarix Tetra)$48.15$13.15$0.00$0.00
Prevnar 13$200.05$63.00$16.00$31.00
Pneumovax 23$93.05$40.00$10.00$20.00
Boostrix$42.80$2.80$0.00$0.00
Hepatitis B (Engerix B Adult)$55.64$18.64$0.00$0.00
Mmr-II Measles,Mumps,Rubella$37.45$2.45$0.00$0.00
Infanrix IPV/HIB (5-in-1)$107.00$0.00--
Infanrix Hexa (6-in-1)$128.40$0.00--
Chicken Pox (Varivax)$89.88$44.88$10.88$22.88
Hepatitis A (Paed 720)$107.00---
Hepatitis A (Havrix 1440)$114.49---
Twinrix$128.40---
Tetanus Jab (Tetavax)$32.10---
Zostavax$304.95---
Gardasil 4$158.36---
Gardasil 9$224.70---
Rotarix$141.24---
Dengvaxia Vaccination$160.50---

Vaccinations

Price is applicable for one dose only and includes consultation charge.

Hepatitis A (Havrix 1440)

ADULT

Requires 2 doses, 6 mth intervals.

Hepatitis A vaccine (Havrix, Vaqta) is used to prevent hepatitis A, a type of liver disease that is caused by the hepatitis A virus (HAV). Hepatitis A is usually spread when a person ingests fecal matter from contact with food, drinks, or objects which have been contaminated by feces or stool of an HAV-infected person.

Hepatitis B (Engerix B Adult)

ADULT

No. of doses required depends on blood test results.

ENGERIX-B is a vaccine indicated for immunization against infection caused by all known subtypes of hepatitis B virus.

Twinrix

ADULT

TWINRIX is the only dual hepatitis A and B vaccine . It’s given as a series of doses (injections) by a healthcare professional. TWINRIX is used in adults, adolescents, children, and infants to prevent hepatitis A and hepatitis B diseases.

Tetanus Jab (Tetavax)

ADULT

This vaccine is an anti-infectious medicinal product indicated in the prevention of tetanus.

Zostavax

ADULT

ZOSTAVAX is a vaccine used to prevent shingles (zoster) and zoster-related post-herpetic neuralgia (PHN), the long-lasting nerve pain that follows shingles.

Boostrix

ADULT

BOOSTRIX is a vaccine indicated for active booster immunization against tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis (whooping cough).

Flu Jab (Fluarix Tetra)

ADULT | CHILDREN ABOVE 6 MONTHS OLD

FLUARIX TETRA is indicated for active immunisation of adults and children from 6 months of age for the prevention of influenza disease caused by the two influenza A virus subtypes and the two influenza B virus types contained in the vaccine.

Important to note: The flu vaccine may contain egg protein and is not suitable for individuals who are allergic to it.

Chicken Pox (Varivax)

ADULT | CHILDREN ABOVE 12 MONTHS OLD

VARIVAX is a vaccine indicated for active immunization for the prevention of varicella in individuals 12 months of age or older. Each dose is approximately 0.5 mL after reconstitution and is administered by subcutaneous injection.

Prevnar 13

ADULT | CHILDREN ABOVE 4 MONTHS OLD

Prevnar 13 ® (Pneumococcal 13-valent Conjugate Vaccine [Diphtheria CRM 197 Protein ]) is a vaccine approved for adults 18 years of age and older for the prevention of pneumococcal pneumonia and invasive disease caused by 13 Streptococcus pneumoniae strains (1, 3, 4, 5, 6A, 6B, 7F, 9V, 14, 18C, 19A, 19F, and 23F).

Dengue Fever (Dengvaxia)

ADULT | CHILDREN ABOVE 12 YEARS OLD

Dengvaxia is a vaccine used to help protect against dengue disease. Dengue disease is a mosquito-borne tropical disease caused by the dengue virus leading to mild, flu-like symptoms in most people.

Mmr-II Measles,Mumps,Rubella

ADULT | CHILDREN ABOVE 15 MONTHS OLD

M-M-R® II is a vaccine indicated for active immunization for the prevention of measles, mumps, and rubella in individuals 12 months of age and older.

Pneumovax 23

ADULT | CHILDREN ABOVE 2 YEARS OLD

PNEUMOVAX 23 is a vaccine indicated for active immunization for the prevention of pneumococcal disease caused by the 23 serotypes contained in the vaccine (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6B, 7F, 8, 9N, 9V, 10A, 11A, 12F, 14, 15B, 17F, 18C, 19F, 19A, 20, 22F, 23F, and 33F)

Gardasil 4

ADULT | CHILDREN ABOVE 9 YEARS OLD

Requires 3 doses, 0, 2, 6 mth intervals

For girls and women aged 9-26 years for the prevention of cervical, vulvar and vaginal cancer, premalignant genital lesions (cervical, vulvar and vaginal), human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, cervical adenocarcinoma in situ (AIS) and external genital warts (Condyloma acuminata) causally related to HPV types 6, 11, 16 and 18.

For boys and men 9-26 years for the prevention of HPV infection caused by HPV types 6, 11, 16 and 18 and genital warts (condyloma acuminata) caused by HPV types 6 and 11. For individuals 9-26 years for the prevention of anal cancer and premalignant lesions due to HPV types 6, 11, 16 and 18.

Gardasil 9

ADULT | CHILDREN ABOVE 14 YEARS OLD

Requires 3 doses, 0, 2, 6 mth intervals

GARDASIL 9 is a vaccine indicated in females 9 through 45 years of age for the prevention of cervical, vulvar, vaginal, anal, oropharyngeal and other head and neck cancers caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) Types 16, 18, 31, 33, 45, 52, and 58; cervical, vulvar, vaginal, and anal precancerous or dysplastic lesions caused by HPV Types 6, 11, 16, 18, 31, 33, 45, 52, and 58; and genital warts caused by HPV Types 6 and 11.

GARDASIL 9 is indicated in males 9 through 45 years of age for the prevention of anal, oropharyngeal and other head and neck cancers caused by HPV Types 16, 18, 31, 33, 45, 52, and 58; anal precancerous or dysplastic lesions caused by HPV Types 6, 11, 16, 18, 31, 33, 45, 52, and 58; and genital warts caused by HPV Types 6 and 11.

Rotarix

INFANTS BETWEEN 6-24 WEEKS OLD

Rotarix (rotavirus) Vaccine, Live Oral Suspension is a “live” vaccine used to help prevent rotavirus disease in children. The risk of serious side effects of Rotarix vaccine is extremely low. Becoming infected with rotavirus is much more dangerous to your child’s health than receiving of Rotarix vaccine.

Infanrix Hexa (6-in-1)

CHILDREN ABOVE 2 MONTHS OLD

The active ingredients of INFANRIX hexa are non-infectious substances from tetanus, diphtheria bacteria, purified proteins of pertussis bacteria, the surface protein of the hepatitis B virus (HBsAg, derived from genetically engineered yeast cells) and inactivated poliovirus.

Infanrix IPV/HIB (5-in-1)

CHILDREN ABOVE 4 MONTHS OLD
INFANRIX – IPV + Hib is indicated for active immunisation against diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, poliomyelitis and Haemophilus influenzae type b disease from the age of 2 months.

Hepatitis A (PAED 720)

CHILDREN ABOVE 23 MONTHS TO 12 YEARS OLD

Requires 2 doses, 6 mth intervals.

Vaccination with hepatitis A pediatric vaccine is recommended for all children who are 12 months of age or older. This vaccine is also recommended in children who travel to certain areas of the world where hepatitis A is a common disease.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Vaccinations

Vaccination services are available at our clinics, you may also utilize medisave to cover the cost of selected vaccinations.

To know more about vaccinations, please visit this link.

Vaccinations are available at Minmed’s 8 clinics islandwide

To ensure prompt service, you are encouraged to book your appointment online here.

Our vaccination guide is available in our article base.

Prior to vaccination, our doctor in attendance will ask necessary questions, advise on dosage, frequency and side effects as well as explain benefits and coverage of the vaccine. You are encouraged to surface your questions to the doctor at time of consultation.

In the event that the vaccination which you have selected is inappropriate or unnecessary, a full refund will be made following the consult. Our vaccination guide is available in our article base.

Selected vaccines can be taken on the same day depending on the nature of the vaccines. We will however be judicious in offering this as side effects such as fever.

A typical primary course may include a series of 2 or 3 vaccinations.

In the event that the 2nd or 3rd dose is missed, our doctors will evaluate and advise on the appropriate action. If it is within guidelines to continue, we will do so. We will likewise advise if the period of protection is inadequate and if a fresh series is mandated.

You should not take vaccinations if you are feeling unwell. Side effects of vaccines typically include fever, rashes, myalgia and/or malaise. As such, the side effects may worsen the symptoms that you may already feel as a result of your current ailment.

In the event that you have to leave the country, we will provide a summary of the vaccinations taken till date.

Most of the vaccines that we offer are available on a global footprint. It is thus possible that you can continue the vaccination series to completion in your next country of travel. So long as you are able to furnish appropriate and clear documentation of your past vaccinations.

In like manner, if you have come from another country and require follow up of your vaccination series, our doctors will be able to assist you so long as appropriate and clear documentation is available.

When you are pregnant, certain vaccinations odd not be administered. As this varies on a case to case basis, it is best to consult our doctor in attendance at our clinic, prior to making a booking for your vaccination.

The most common side effects after vaccination are mild. They include:

  • Pain, swelling, or redness where the shot was given.
  • Mild fever
  • Chills
  • Feeling tired
  • Headache
  • Muscle and joint aches

Most common side effects are a sign that your body is starting to build immunity (protection) against a disease.

Flu vaccination is to protect you against Influenza.  People who should get the flu vaccine include:

  • Healthcare workers with patient contact
  • Laboratory workers exposed to the virus
  • Those with underlying chronic illness of the lungs or heart, like asthma
  • Those with diabetes, kidney or blood disorders or lowered immunity
  • Pregnant women at all stages of pregnancy
  • Children aged 12 to 59 months
  • Elderly

It is recommended that everyone 12 months and older, who have not been previously vaccinated or lack evidence of past infection or immunity.

Present your Hepatitis B immunisation record, that is not more than 3 months ago, on the vaccination day. 

No, there is no fasting required prior to vaccination.

The Quadrivalent influenza vaccine for use in the 2020 – 2021 northern hemisphere influenza season contain the following:

  • A/Guangdong-Maonan/SWL1536/2019 (H1N1)
  • A/Hong Kong/2671/2019 (H3N2)
  • B/Washington/02/2019
  • B/Phuket/3073/2013
  • Identification card for verification purpose 
  • Appointment confirmation email 
  • CHAS, Pioneer Generation or Merdeka Generation cards if applicable

The northern and southern strains follow the cold seasons of the northern hemisphere (NH) and southern hemisphere (SH) respectively. The composition of the seasonal flu vaccine is determined by information released by the WHO (World Health Organisation) detailing the influenza strains that are predicted to be active and prominent during the months of May to October (SH) and October to April (NH). Flu vaccination is recommended once a year, but a repeat vaccination may be recommended if the strains vary significantly between the hemispheres.

This depends upon the recommendations of the WHO and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the health profile of the individual. You should consult your doctor for advice before deciding on the flu vaccination.

The immunity from flu vaccination takes about 2 weeks to develop, it is advisable to get vaccinated at least 2 weeks prior to departure.

The flu vaccination does not protect against the Covid-19 coronavirus. However, it is still recommended especially because the symptoms of both the Covid-19 and flu symptoms are similar, and it will be challenging to distinguish the two.

Mild side effects like slight pain, redness, swelling at the site of the injection, as well as muscle aches and slight fever are common. Severe side effects like the Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS), which causes muscle weakness and paralysis, are extremely rare (approx 1 in 1,000,000 people).

Even healthy people can get the flu, and those with underlying illnesses like diabetes and respiratory diseases are vulnerable to complications. As many as 650,000 people worldwide die from the flu and its complications annually.

It is not advisable for you to do your vaccination if you are having fever. Otherwise, we are more than happy to welcome you. Get a good rest and you can visit us again when you are well.

Medisave can be used to offset the cost of vaccination in persons at risk of developing flu related complications. Under the Medisave500 scheme, Singaporeans can utilise up to $500 of their Medisave annually for certain recommended vaccinations (subject to terms and conditions). You can use your Medisave to pay for yourself, or your immediate family members (spouse, children and parents).

Yes, females aged 9 to 26 years old may use their own Medisave or that of their immediate family members to pay for the vaccination under the Medisave500 Scheme.

All Singapore Citizens (SCs) and Permanent Residents (PRs) who meet the criteria for vaccination under the National Childhood Immunisation Schedule (NCIS) and National Adult Immunisation Schedule (NAIS) are eligible for subsidies for nationally-recommeded vaccinations. 

From 1 November 2020, Singaporeans will enjoy subsidies from $35 to $125 for nationally-recommended vaccinations listed on the Subsidised Vaccine List (SVL) administered at CHAS GP clinics. After government subsidies, eligible Singaporeans need only pay the following amounts for the range of nationally recommended vaccinations at CHAS GP clinics:

  • Eligible Singaporean children: $0 
  • Eligible Pioneer Generation cardholders: capped at $9 to $16 per vaccination dose
  • Eligible Merdeka Generation, CHAS Blue and Orange cardholders: capped at $18 to $31 per vaccination dose
  • Other eligible adult Singaporeans: capped at $35 to $63 per vaccination dose

Adapted from: https://www.moh.gov.sg/cost-financing/healthcare-schemes-subsidies/vaccination-and-childhood-developmental-screening-subsidies 

For more details on CHAS Eligibility criteria, refer to the National Adult Immunisation Schedule

Yes, you may use your Medisave for the remaining co-payment amount of the recommended vaccinations under the National Childhood Immunisation Schedule (NCIS) and National Adult Immunisation Schedule (NAIS). For patients aged 60 and above, you may also tap on FlexiMediSave.