COVID-19 Vaccine for Children Aged 5 to 11
Health Canada approved Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5 to 11 on November 19, 2021. On March 17, 2022, Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine was approved for children aged 6 to 11 and can be administered with informed parental consent.
Children aged 5 to 11 across Ontario are eligible to schedule a COVID-19 vaccine appointment through the COVID-19 vaccination portal. Individuals who require assistance with booking can call the Provincial Vaccine Contact Centre at 1-833-943-3900. If you need assistance or special accommodations, you may also call the EOHU at 1-800-267-7120. Please visit our website often as we will update it regularly with details about how your child can receive their vaccine.
Check out the following resources for more information about the COVID-19 vaccine for children:
- SickKids: COVID-19 Vaccine Consult Service (Service available in multiple languages by calling 1-888-304-6558.)
Children 5 to 11 years of age can walk-in at any EOHU COVID-19 vaccination clinic. Click here here for more information.