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Covid-19 Vaccine

With the recent approval of the Covid Vaccine for ages 5 and up, many parents have questions about the vaccine regarding the safety and efficacy of the vaccine. See below for resources which may answer many of your questions.


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8 Frequent Parent Questions about the Covid Vaccine - from Your Local Epidemiologist

Top 8 Parent Questions About the Covid Vaccine

Frequently Asked Questions - answered by Tufts Children's Hospital

Pediatric Covid Vaccine FAQ

Covid vaccine for 5-11yo Frequently Asked Questions: from Mass General Hospital for Children


Useful Websites

One Vax Two Lives

Information on the Covid vaccine for pregnant and/or breastfeeding parents and parents trying to conceive

The Science Behind Covid-19 Vaccines

Information on the Covid-19 vaccine from the American Academy of Pediatrics

AAP Policy Statement

Policy statement for the Covid-19 vaccines for ages 5 and up

Children and Youth with Complex Medical Needs and the Covid Vaccine

Information from the Massachusetts Department of Health on the Covid vaccine and children with special or complex health needs. This page also discusses questions about vaccine dosing for children who are close to turning 12.