Vaccine Available at All Primary Care Locations

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

Masking Lifted at All Locations

With respiratory viral numbers in the community steadily decreasing over the last several weeks, effective Monday, April 8, 2024, Connecticut Children's will no longer require team members in patient facing areas to be masked. Patients, families and team members are welcome to wear masks, if they choose. 

Resources for Patients & Families

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

Connecticut Children’s Physician-in-Chief, Juan Salazar, MD, MPH, answers common questions from families.

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How to Prepare Younger Kids 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.

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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.