COVID-19 Vaccine Information

(Updated 1/8/22)

COVID-19 vaccinations are the best way to prevent severe symptoms in you and your family.

Vaccines are available to everyone 5 and older.

Booster doses are available for everyone 12 and older.

Booster doses can be given 5 months after completing your initial round of vaccines.

A third dose is available for children ages 5-11 who are immunocompromised.

Only the Pfizer vaccine is authorized for children under age 18.

 

Below are links to address some common questions regarding COVID-19 vaccines:

Ask the pediatrician: COVID-19 questions and answers

The Science Behind the COVID-19 Vaccine

My child is about to turn 12. Which vaccine should they get?

How mRNA vaccines work

How mRNA COVID-19 vaccines were developed

 

Where to get your child vaccinated:

To search available appointments for COVID vaccine in your area, go to: vaccines.gov

BJC appointments can be made at https://www.bjc.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccines:

Mercy appointments can be made at Mercy.net 

St. Louis County Department of Public Health will be holding vaccine clinics. For details, go to: https://revivestl.com/get-your-vaccine/

Walgreen's stores. Go to: walgreens.com

CVS stores. Go to: cvs.com