Information for Parents About COVID-19 Vaccination for Youth
The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine has been approved for youth aged 12 and older. The vaccine is safe, effective and the best way to protect your child, your family, and your community from COVID-19.
Supporting your child to be vaccinated against COVID-19 is an important step in the fight against this disease. It will be a key factor in helping our school community return to a sense of normalcy and will benefit overall physical and mental health for children, youth and their families.
Have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine for youth?
Find useful and credible information at the sites below.
COVID-19 vaccines for youth – Practical information from the Ministry of Health on:
- How to book an appointment for youth aged 12-17
- What to bring to the appointment
- Informed consent
- What to expect after the vaccine, and more
COVID-19 Vaccine Information for Parents and Caregivers of Youth Aged 12 to 17 – Information in multiple languages for parents, including answers to frequently asked questions