CDC Approves COVID Vaccine for Children ages 5-11

Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine has been authorized for use in children ages 5 to 11 following approval by state and federal regulatory agencies. Placer County Public Health also has plans to open its existing county-run vaccination clinics to children age 5-11 to provide access for children who have challenges accessing vaccinations through a regular healthcare provider or pharmacy.


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NOTICE: All Californians 12 and older are now eligible to receive a vaccine. Please bring identification with you to your appointment. 

Pfizer’s vaccine has been authorized for ages 12 and up. Moderna and J&J vaccines are currently authorized for ages 18 and up. Please check with your provider regarding the brand if the recipient is under the age of 18.