Garfield County Public Health
Resources to answer kid’s questions about the COVID-19 vaccine
GARFIELD COUNTY, CO – Kids and parents have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine. For families looking for answers to common vaccine questions, below are some helpful resources presented in a kid-friendly format.
Brains On! radio podcast: A guide to getting your COVID shot (American Public Media)
Getting Your Child Ready for the COVID-19 Vaccine (American Academy of Pediatrics)
Vaccines for children and teens (CDPHE)
The Truth About Vaccines: What Parents Need to Know (Children’s Hospital Colorado)
7 Tips to Help Your Child Overcome a Fear of Shots (Children’s Hospital Colorado)
Many community providers are offering vaccines. Some November clinics are highlighted here. For a full list of providers and clinics visit the Garfield County COVID-19 vaccine page.
*Check to make sure the clinic you are attending has the vaccine you need. Ages 5-11 may receive pediatric-dose Pfizer vaccine, all Coloradans 12 and up are eligible to receive the Pfizer vaccine, and those 18 and up are eligible for the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccine.