COVID-19 Resources for Youth

    Walk-in appointments are now available!

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    On November 19, 2021, a COVID-19 vaccine was approved for children aged 5-11 years.

    We understand that vaccinating your child is a big decision. The resources found below are provided from reliable sources to help inform your decision.

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    Last updated March 2, 2022

    We are NOW BOOKING vaccination appointments for children ages 5-11. To view a schedule of all clinics open to 5 to 11 year olds, see here. Please book online at or by calling 519.351.1010. For added convenience, walk-in appointments are also now accepted as well!

    (Amount of Vaccine)
    5-11 YEARS OLD

    Children turning 5 in 2022 must be 5 years of age on their appointment date.
    Pfizer-BioNTech Pediatric10 MG
    (1/3 of an adult dose)

    Children who turn 12 after their first dose will receive an adult Pfizer dose at their 2nd dose.
    8 WEEKS

    Child can receive a second dose 8 weeks after their first dose.

    Still hesitant to vaccinate your child? We understand that deciding to vaccine your child is a big decision. Please review some of the following resources to help inform you and your decision.

    Parent Resources

    Use these resources to answer your questions or help prepare your child for vaccination.

    Information About the Vaccine: 

    Preparing Your Child for Vaccination: 

    Kid-Friendly Resources 

    Share these resources with your child to help prepare them for their COVID-19 vaccine appointment!

    If you have any further questions, browse through the Frequently Asked Questions below.

    Resources for Youth (12 to 17)


    A plain language information sheet from the Province of Ontario to help you understand the COVID-19 vaccines.


    Use this poster from the Province of Ontario to inform people about the importance of the COVID-19 vaccines.

    Social Story

    This social story is available for download as a Powerpoint document. It is designed to be adapted and personalized as caregivers see fit to match the needs and literacy levels of the audience.

    COVID-19 Vaccine FAQs for Youth

    Last updated November 15, 2021

    Ask an Expert Your Vaccine Questions

    VaxFacts Clinics

    Not really sure about the COVID-19 vaccine, or the information you've seen? VaxFacts will connect you with an expert doctor who is ready to talk, listen, and help you get the most accurate information.

    For more information, or to book an appointment, visit the VaxFacts website.

    SickKids COVID-19 Vaccine Consult Service

    Available to children, youth and their families, the SickKids COVID-19 Vaccine Consult Service offers by-appointment phone consultations with a trusted health care professional from SickKids to answer questions and help you make an informed decision about vaccination.

    For more information, or to book an appointment, visit the SickKids COVID-19 Vaccine Consult Service website.

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