Beginning April 5, all individuals 18 and older will be eligible to receive any COVID-19 vaccine. Sixteen and 17-year-olds will also become eligible Monday, but can only receive the Pfizer vaccine according to FDA guidelines.
The state is continuing to follow all FDA issued Emergency Use Authorizations guidance when administering the COVID-19 vaccine. At this time, the Pfizer vaccine is the only vaccine currently authorized for individuals under 18.
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Anyone under the age of 18 receiving a vaccine must be accompanied by a guardian and complete the COVID-19 vaccine screening and consent form. The form is available here.
All state-supported vaccination sites that offer the Pfizer vaccine will administer the vaccine to individuals under the age of 18 who are accompanied by a guardian and have the completed COVID-19 vaccine screening and consent form.