The CMS Office of Minority Health and the Connecting Kids to Coverage National Campaign hosted a webinar to discuss childhood vaccination and provide information and resources for partners and providers to encourage vaccinations in their community. The webinar focused on COVID-19 vaccines and included information about flu shots for National Influenza Vaccination Week. Speakers highlighted newly released recommendations on the COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5-11, federal COVID-19 resources, flu shot information, and more.
COVID-19 Vaccinations Recommended for Children Aged 5 and Up
All children and teenagers aged 5 and up can now get the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for free in every state. (Those 18 and up can get any approved COVID-19 vaccine.) Protect your whole family by getting vaccinated against COVID-19. Learn how to find a COVID-19 vaccine.