COVID-19 Vaccine 

Vaccine Available at All Primary Care Locations

The COVID-19 vaccine is available for any Primary Care patient age 6 months and older. Visit Primary Care for more information. 

Resources to Support Your Family

FAQs: The COVID-19 Vaccine for Ages 5 to 11

Is it safe? Are there side effects? And do kids really need it? Connecticut Children’s infectious disease expert John R. Schreiber, MD, MPH, answers common questions.

FAQs: The COVID-19 Vaccine for Ages 12 to 15

When Pfizer’s vaccine was approved for younger adolescents, parents shared their questions. Connecticut Children’s Physician-in-Chief Juan Salazar, MD, MPH, shares answers.

Is the COVID-19 Vaccine Safe for Your Family?

Consider this your guide to all three COVID-19 vaccines: Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson. We share key facts for every member of the family, from little kids through adults.

How to Prepare Your Child for the COVID-19 Vaccine

Younger children might be a little more nervous about needles or doctor’s visits. So our Child Life specialists prepared some tips to help get your child – and yourself – ready.

16 Comfort Items to Bring to Your Child's Appointment

Whether for a COVID-19 vaccine or any other doctor’s visit, choose a few items from home to help keep your child calm.

What to Do About Your Child’s Fear of Needles

Read this before your child’s COVID-19 vaccine to help them (and you) prepare for and stay calm during their appointment.


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