Can my child get the COVID-19 vaccine?
No, the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is only authorized for administration in patients aged 16 years and older. The Moderna vaccine is only authorized in patients aged 18 years and older. Clinical trials are underway for children, but at this point there is no vaccine approved for children. Go to County of Santa Clara COVID-19 Vaccine Information for the Public.
What Vaccines Does My Child Need for Daycare in Santa Clara County?
California school immunization law outlines the immunizations required for school and childcare entry.
A yearly flu vaccine is recommended for all children 6 months and older. Immunizing your children is one of the best things you can do to protect them against serious diseases.
Where Can My Child Get Vaccinated in Santa Clara County?
- Your child's pediatrician or your family doctor may offer vaccines.
- Local pharmacies often offer vaccines for older children.
- Community clinics provide vaccines for children and youth in Santa Clara County. Find a community clinic near you: English / Spanish / Vietnamese.
If you do not have health insurance, find out if your child is eligible for Medi-Cal.
How Is My School Doing?
Are your child's classmates vaccinated? See immunization rates for schools in your area: Child Care, Kindergarten.
How Do I Find My Child's Immunization Records?