PROTECTING CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS FROM THE VIRUS
As of November 3, 2021, children ages 5 – 11 are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. Additionally, children 5 – 11 with certain immunocompromising conditions who received their Pfizer-BioNTech initial vaccine series at least 28 days ago are eligible for an additional dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.
New Yorkers 12 years and older who received their Pfizer-BioNTech initial vaccine series at least five months ago are eligible for the Pfizer-BioNTech booster.
The COVID-19 vaccine is safe, effective, and will protect New York’s children and adolescents from the virus.
Below you will find information and resources including frequently asked questions and answers, resources, and scheduling information for each eligible age group.
INFORMATION FOR PARENTS, GUARDIANS, AND COMMUNITIES
For Children 5 – 11
For Adolescents 12 – 17