As of November 4, 2021: Everyone 5 and older is now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine.

For parents & families

Is the vaccine safe and effective for children?

Yes, the COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective at keeping kids from getting very sick from COVID-19, or spreading it to others. In clinical trials, the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine was shown to be highly effective at preventing children ages 5 and older from getting COVID-19.