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Vaccination information for children and young people

This page was last updated on 29 December 2022.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a very infectious respiratory disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Very few healthy children and young people with COVID-19 infection go on to have severe disease.


5-11 year olds

The 5 to 11 years COVID-19 vaccination programme has been delivered on a short-term basis in accordance with the guidance from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JVCI).

First doses were available to Bailiwick children aged 5 to 11 years until 3rd September 2022. Limited availability for this group to have a second dose continued until 26th November 2022..

12-15 year olds

All young people aged 12 to 15 years are being offered the first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.

A second dose of vaccine will be offered to young people aged 12 to 15 years with a 12-week gap between the 2 doses.

Frequently Asked Questions

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