COVID Vaccine is now available for all children 6 months and older, call today for appointment.
The CDC and AAP, recommend that eveyrone age 6 months and older get vaccinated against COVID-19.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its clinical guidance to allow COVID-19 vaccines to be administered at the same time as other routine vaccines.
We are thrilled that those ages 6 months and older can now be protected. The data continue to show that this vaccine is safe and effective. we urge all parents to call and get their children and teens vaccinated.
The most common side effects in adolescents were pain at the injection site, fatigue, headache, chills, muscle pain, fever and joint pain, consistent with trials in older teens and adults.
There were no reports of blood clots nor serious allergic reactions.
The vaccine will be given in three doses, 3-8 weeks between the 1st and 2nd doses and at least 8 weeks between the 2nd and 3rd doses.
The vaccine should not be given to anyone with a history of severe or immediate allergic reaction to a previous dose or component of the vaccine, according to the CDC.
Children or adults with a history of multisystem inflammatory syndrome linked to COVID-19 may be vaccinated but should consider waiting until 90 days after the diagnosis of this syndrome.