Protect your little one from RSV before winter starts

2 April 2024

Western Australian parents of eligible babies can now access immunisation to protect their child from respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) ahead of the winter season.

Teddy bear sitting in bed with a thermometer under its arm

Every year, more than 1,000 babies are admitted to hospital with RSV.

RSV is common in the cooler months, spreads easily and affects the lungs and breathing passages.

It can make babies very sick and cause other illnesses such as pneumonia and bronchiolitis.

Protect your little one now before winter starts.

To find out if your child is eligible or to learn more visit RSV immunisation.