Public Health information: COVID-19 vaccines for children 5-11 years old, Parent/Caregiver Information Night
November 23, 2021
With Health Canada’s approval of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children ages five to 11, it is anticipated that children ages 5-11 can begin getting vaccinated for COVID-19 starting at the end of November 2021.
Families can check Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health’s website for information and resources related to the COVID-19 vaccine for children ages five to 11.
WDGPH’s website explains where vaccines will be available and how families can book an appointment, resources from trusted and reliable sources of information, as well as questions and answers about the vaccine and children.
Families with questions about the vaccines are to contact Public Health directly through their call centre at 1-800-265-7293 ext. 7006 (Mon-Fri, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.).
Parent and Caregiver Information Night
On Thursday Dec. 2 from 7-8pm, Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health is hosting a virtual COVID-19 Vaccine Parent and Caregiver Information Night.
Dr. Matthew Tenenbaum, the Associate Medical Officer of Health for WDGPH, will be offering a presentation for parents and caregivers to ask questions and learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5-11.
Register and submit your questions at wdgpublichealth.ca/parent-info-night by Thursday Dec. 2 at 9am. You will receive a link to join the day of the event.
This presentation will also be recorded and shared via WDGPH social media afterward for those who are unable to attend.
Please see the information below from provincial officials regarding the COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5-11.