COVID-19 Vaccines Now Available for Children Ages 5 to 11

November 11, 2021

Alaska children ages 5 and older are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

Recently, the two-dose pediatric Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine was recommended for children by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and is currently the only vaccine available to children and teens ages 5-17.

Benefits of the COVID-19 Vaccine

Vaccinations are one of the best tools families have to fight COVID-19. Vaccines work with the immune system so it will be ready to fight the virus if exposed.

To learn more about the benefits of getting vaccinated, talk to your doctor, or check out these resources:

Vaccinate Today!

To find a vaccine provider in your area, text your ZIP code to 438829, or use these resources: