Are children available for the vaccine?
Vaccine articles for families:
COVID-19 vaccine for ages 5-11: FAQs for parents
Children ages 5 and older are now eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine. An infectious disease expert shares information about the vaccine for ages 5-11.
COVID-19 vaccine myths and FAQs
The COVID-19 vaccines are an effective way to prevent COVID-19 illness, but many people have questions, such as how do the vaccines work, are they safe and do they have any side effects? See a quick guide from Children's Health to help your family prepare.
COVID-19 vaccine and children
The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is available for children ages 5 and older. While this is an exciting step to protect more people from COVID-19, parents may have questions or feel uncertain about getting their child vaccinated. An infectious disease expert offers advice and explains benefits of vaccinating children.
Can the COVID-19 vaccine cause heart problems?
You may have heard about a rare COVID-19 vaccine side effect called myocarditis, or heart inflammation. A pediatric cardiologist explains what this means for your child's health.
Does the COVID-19 vaccine cause infertility?
Some people are concerned about a myth that the COVID-19 vaccine will cause infertility. A pediatric gynecologist explains the facts about the vaccine, menstrual cycles and safety.
Link to COVID-19 article collection for more resources for parents
Includes collection of COVID-19-related articles with topics ranging from what to do if your child is exposed to COVID-19 and mental health.
Children's Health COVID-19 resource hub
COVID-19 vaccine information
Podcast: COVID-19 Vaccine Facts (recorded June 2021)
WFAA Good Morning Texas: Vaccine segment (recorded August 2021)
Dallas County Health and Human Services:
DCHHS will offer vaccination to children aged 5 or older at all of our immunization clinics and at the Eastfield College location.
DCHHS is working with local schools to host community clinics for children aged 5-11. Due to the large volume of requests from schools, DCHHS staff is also partnering with DSHS and private vendors to administer vaccination at these events.
Schools districts with clinics scheduled include: Richardson ISD, Dallas ISD, and several private schools.
Dallas County Health and Human Services Resources:
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