child & Adolescent Vaccination

 

VACCINATION FOR CHILDREN 

On June 17, 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized emergency use of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine and the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for the prevention of COVID-19 to include use in children as young as 6 months of age. For additional detail, click here.

The CDC also recommends boosters for individuals age 5 and older who received the Pfizer vaccine at least five months after completion of the inital series. If you have questions or concerns about vaccination for children or adolescents, please seek guidance from your child's pediatrician or family physician. 

where are vaccines available to children ages 6 months to 11?

Maury Regional Medical Group (MRMG) Primary Care & Pediatrics offers Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination to children ages 6 months and older. Vaccinations are available to children on a walk-in basis during regular hours Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. and Thursday from 7:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. The practice is located at 1222 Trotwood Avenue, Suite 108, in Columbia. For more information, call 931.380.4066.

COVID-19 vaccines for children are also available at local health departments and retail pharmacies.

WHEre are vaccines provided to ages 12 and older?

Vaccines for ages 12 and older are available at numerous locations, including health departments, retail pharmacies and through Maury Regional Health's vaccine clinic in Columbia.

It should be noted that parent/guardian consent is required for individuals under the age of 18.

BOOSTER DOSES

For detail regarding booster doses based on age and vaccine manufacturer, please see CDC Recommendations.

Additional Resources

For more information about the Pfizer vaccine, read the manufacturer's fact sheets available here: