Michigan Medicine will begin vaccinating children ages 5 to 11 against COVID-19 on Monday

ANN ARBOR – The University of Michigan Health will begin vaccinating children ages 5-11 against COVID-19 on Monday.

Doses of Pfizer vaccine are offered at health system vaccination clinics in Ann Arbor, Brighton and Northville.

The vaccinations will only be possible by appointment and the scheduling for the vaccination appointments will start on Friday.

Michigan Medicine urges parents to make appointments online through the MyUofMHealth patient portal, as callers are expected to wait longer than normal.

If you cannot book an appointment via the patient portal, you can call the number 734-763-6336.


Read: Washtenaw County will vaccinate children ages 5-11 against COVID-19 starting November 9

Would you like to know how to prepare your child for the COVID vaccination? A child life specialist at Michigan Medicine offers these five tips to help the experience go smoothly.

In addition, the healthcare system recently published 20 things to know about COVID-19 vaccines for children under the age of 12.

For more information, see the CS Mott Children’s Hospital’s COVID-19 Vaccine Resource for Children and Adolescents.


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