COVID-19 Vaccine for Youth and Teens

Mar 2, 2022 | Updates

Rockbridge Area Health Center is administering Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines to youth ages 5-11 and the Comirnaty/Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines to teens 12-17 years old. Youth and teen vaccine clinics take place by appointment. Please call (540) 464-8700 and dial either extension 7162 or 7183 to pre-register for a youth or teen COVID-19 vaccine.

Rockbridge Area Health Center Pediatrician Dr. Percita Ellis participated in a tele-town hall about What Parents and Guardians Should Know About the COVID-19 Vaccine.
The town hall focused the following topics:
▪️ The benefits and risks of the COVID-19 vaccine for children
▪️ What parents/guardians need to know about the COVID-19 vaccine
▪️ The importance of staying up-to-date on vaccines
▪️ How to prepare your child for their COVID-19 vaccination.

Questions about Youth and Teen COVID-19 Vaccine? The below videos from the American Academy of Pediatrics provide useful information for parents with questions and/or concerns about the COVID-19 vaccine for youth and teens.

The Top 5 Things Parents Want to Know About the COVID-19 Vaccine for 5-11 Year Old’s

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