COVID-19 Vaccination for children ages 5 -11 (and up!)
COVID-19 Vaccination for children ages 5 -11 (and up!)
This is a safe and effective vaccine. Like other pediatric vaccines, the COVID-19 vaccine was thoroughly tested and then reviewed by the FDA and CDC before these agencies authorized and recommended it for wide use. The vaccine will be available at no cost and regardless of citizenship or insurance status.
Check with your child’s healthcare provider about whether they offer COVID-19 vaccination or check this link: covidvax.maryland.gov
Resource: URL COVID-19 Vaccines for Children and Teens
COVID-19 Vaccine Myths

Myths and misinformation about the COVID-19 Vaccine and what it does to our bodies have been floating around since before we were able to receive the vaccine. The CDC has provided factual information that bust these myths and clear up any misunderstanding. Find this information below!

Resource: URL Is it safe to get vaccine if I want to have a baby one day? URL Will getting a COVID-19 vaccine cause me to test positive? URL Can a COVID-19 vaccine make me sick with COVID-19?
Social Story: Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine

The Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities at Kennedy Krieger Institute is part of a national collaboration to create a virtual “Center for Dignity in Healthcare for People with Disabilities.” The Center created the attached plain language social story regarding getting the vaccine.

Resource: PDF Social Story: Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine PDF Spanish PDF Social Story: Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine - Chinese PDF Social Story: Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine - French PDF Social Story: Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine - Russian PDF Social Story: Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine - Haitian Creole