06/24/22 Health Advisory: COVID-19 Vaccine for Children as Young as 6 Months

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  • Be aware, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Western States Scientific Safety Review Workgroup concluded COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective for children as young as 6 months.
      • Available to children 6 months to 4 years old: Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, in a 3-dose primary series.
        • Be sure to review dosage and vial labeling information.
      • Available to children 6 months to 5 years old: Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, in a 2-dose primary series.
  • Baby pediatric COVID-19 vaccine deliveries may be delayed.
      • Wave 1 delivery delays will cause delays for waves 2 and 3 and additional orders placed this week.
      • Continue to check Immunization Information System (IIS) for updated tracking information. Once the information is available, update Vaccine Locator.

Vaccine resources

Contacting the Health Department

360-778-6100    Main Call Line – available M-F 8:30am to 4:30pm

360-715-2588    Afterhours Answering Service – available after 4:30pm and weekends

360-778-6150    Communicable Disease Report Line – 24 hours a day 7 days a week

360-778-6103    Confidential Communicable Disease Fax – 24 hours a day 7 days a week

1500 N State Street, Bellingham WA 98225