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COVID-19 Vaccine
Children Ages 5-11

   

COVID-19 Vaccine
Booster Dose

At this time all appointments for children ages 5-11 are booked. Please check back here regularly for updates.

   

Certain individuals may be eligible to receive a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine (Pfizer or Moderna).

   

Appointment Information

Do I qualify for a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine?

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) amended the emergency use authorizations (EUAs) for both the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 Vaccines to allow for the use of an additional dose in certain immunocompromised individuals.

Learn more about third shots for immunocompromised individuals

Who is eligible for a booster?

Booster doses of the Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines are approved for all adults. If you are eligible, you can get your booster of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines if it has been at least six months since your first two doses. If you received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, you can get your booster if it has been at least two months since your shot.

What vaccine should kids get?

Those aged 5-11 are eligible to receive the Pfizer vaccine at this time.

Learn more about the vaccine and those 5-11

Do I need a MyChart account?

You do not need a Yale New Haven Health MyChart account to get a vaccine. However, having a MyChart account will help you keep track of when you got vaccinated.

What should I know before my appointment?

View our frequently asked questions page to learn more about the vaccine.

View our vaccine location pages for vaccination site details.

What do I need to bring to my appointment?

Please bring a photo ID, mask, and your insurance card if available.

Can I bring someone with me to my appointment?

Yes. Patients are allowed to bring one support person for their vaccine appointment if they need assistance. 

Will I receive confirmation of my appointment?

After you schedule your vaccine, you will receive a reminder to the email address you used to sign up/sign into MyChart to schedule your appointment. You can also find the confirmation by logging into MyChart and selecting “Visits” > “Appointments and Visits”.

How do I cancel/reschedule my appointment?

To cancel or reschedule appointments via your computer, log into MyChart, click “Visits”, and then "Appointments and Visits". Then, locate the appointment you would like to cancel or reschedule. If rescheduling, you will be prompted to select a new date and time and confirm.

View a video on how to reschedule or cancel your appointment on the MyChart website

To cancel or reschedule appointments via your MyChart mobile app, open the app and click "Appointments". Then, locate the appointment you would like to cancel or reschedule. If rescheduling, you will be prompted to select a new date and time and confirm.

View a video on how to reschedule or cancel your appointment in the MyChart mobile app