COVID-19 Vaccines Now Available For Children Ages 6 Months And Older – The Loop – University Of Iowa Health Care

COVID-19 vaccines are   available for children ages 6 months and older following authorization from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Just like in the adult population, vaccinations are important in preventing children from contracting—and transmitting—the COVID-19 virus.

If you would like your child to be vaccinated through UI Health Care, you can schedule a vaccination by visiting MyChart or

Resources for addressing the COVID-19 vaccine with your patients

  • Five tips for addressing vaccine hesitancy with your patients
  • Provider talking points
  • Tips for distraction during vaccination
  • How mRNA vaccines work

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