COVID - 19 VACCINE INFORMATION
Our office has received COVID-19 Vaccine for patients 5-11 years old. Please call the office to schedule. At your appointment your child needs to come with a Parent/Guardian or Authorized Adult and we will need your child’s Social Security Number.
COVID-19 Vaccine is currently available for patients 5 and up. Patients 5-17 can only receive the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine which requires 2 doses separated by 3 weeks. A booster is recommended for patients 12 & up 5 months after second dose.
Patients 18 & up can also receive the Moderna vaccine which is 2 doses separated by 4 weeks with a booster dose 5 months after 2nd dose. J&J vaccine can be given to patients 18 & up under certain circumstances.
For patients 5 & up who are moderately/severely immunocompromised a 3rd dose of vaccine is recommended 4 weeks after second dose.
CVS, Walgreens and Publix are currently scheduling patients 5 and up and there are many walk in vaccine clinics from the Department of Health.
Per CDC guidelines the COVID-19 Vaccine can be given at any time. It can be given at the same time as other vaccines. There is no waiting period between COVID-19 Vaccine and all other vaccines.