Jefferson County Health Department Offering COVID-19 Vaccinations for Children Age 5-11
November 10, 2021
As many of you have heard, COVID-19 vaccination is now available to children aged 5-11 years of age. We have been listening to questions parents and caregivers have about getting their child vaccinated. I would like to share some of that information here.
One of the top concerns for parents is safety of the vaccine in children. COVID-19 vaccines have and continue to undergo the most intensive safety monitoring in U.S. history. Tens of thousands of volunteers have been involved in clinical trials for the vaccines. Before they receive FDA emergency use authorization, the trials demonstrated...