We are currently scheduling appointments for COVID-19 vaccine for ages 5 years and older.
What You Need to Know:
PHCA offers the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines, which have emergency authorization for ages 5-11 years and ages 12 years and older.
Each vaccine is a primary series of two doses administered 21 days apart.
Note: Some children may be 11 years old when they get their first dose and 12 at the time of their second dose. They should receive a dose based on their age on the day of vaccination, according to the CDC.
A booster is recommended for ages 12 years and older:
CDC guidance supports the administration of the COVID-19 vaccine at the same time as other routine vaccines, including the current seasonal flu vaccine.