Vaccinations for 5-11 year olds


Please note your COVID-19 Vaccination does not protect you against flu, for information regarding your flu vaccination visit our Flu Vaccination webpage.



The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has updated its advice for the 5-11 age group.

Children aged 5 to 11, who are in a clinical risk group or who are a household contact of someone (of any age) who is immunosuppressed, should be offered a primary course of vaccination.

Primary course vaccination for these children should be with 2 10-microgram doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine (a third of the adult dose), with an interval of 8 weeks between the first and second doses.

Further advice regarding the roll out of the COVID-19 vaccination for this age group will be issuedr in due course.


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Covid-19 Vaccination Resources

For a range of helpful resources, including information in community languages, research, videos and much more, visit our Coronavirus (COVID-19) Vaccination Resources webpage.

A series of resources specific to booster vaccinations can be found following this link on the website.



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